Saturday 23 August 1930
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andy Ireland and John Fairclough.
Animal Crackers, directed by Victor Heerman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while The Woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1930 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Andy Ireland: (Rep-R-Florida, 1977- ).
- John Fairclough: British scientific adviser.
- Michel Rocard: French politician, elected Prime Minister of France early 1988.
- 44th US Womens Tennis: Betty Nuthall beats Anna McCune Harper (61 64)
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