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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 1930.
The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on August 1930: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1930?


Events

  • 04 Aug 1930 Child labor laws estralished in Belgium
  • 06 Aug 1930 Supreme Court Justice John Force Crater disappears in New York City
  • 07 Aug 1930 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana
  • 08 Aug 1930 St. Louis Cardinals are 12 games back in NL, and go on to win pennant
  • 09 Aug 1930 Percy Williams runs world record 100m (10.3 seconds)
  • 12 Aug 1930 Turkish troops move into Persia to fight Kurdish insurgents.
  • 15 Aug 1930 President Herbert Hoover presents congressional gold medal to Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh.
  • 16 Aug 1930 The first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.
  • 18 Aug 1930 Eastern Airlines begins passenger service.
  • 20 Aug 1930 Dumont's first TV broadcast for home reception (New York City).
  • 21 Aug 1930 Prohibition of Wieringermeer finished
  • 23 Aug 1930 44th US Womens Tennis: Betty Nuthall beats Anna McCune Harper (61 64)
  • 27 Aug 1930 A military junta takes over in Peru.
  • 29 Aug 1930 The last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.

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Movies

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Sweethearts on Parade

Sweethearts on Parade

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Alice White, Lloyd Hughes, Marie Prevost, Kenneth Thomson

Animal Crackers

Animal Crackers

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Victor Heerman

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, The Marx Brothers

Country: United States of America

The Office Wife

The Office Wife

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon, Michael Curtiz

Starring: Dorothy Mackaill, Lewis Stone, Natalie Moorhead, Hobart Bosworth

Big Boy

Big Boy

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Alan Crosland

Starring: Al Jolson, Claudia Dell, Louise Closser Hale, Lloyd Hughes

Danger Lights

Danger Lights

Release year: 1930

Directed by: George B. Seitz

Starring: Louis Wolheim, Jean Arthur, Robert Armstrong, Hugh Herbert