December 1930 calendar

December 1930

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in December 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 December 1930: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1930?


  • 01 Dec 1930 Ruth Nichols becomes 1st woman pilot to cross continent
  • 02 Dec 1930 Great Depression: US President Herbert Hoover goes before the United States Congress and asks for a US$150 million public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy.
  • 03 Dec 1930 Air-borne chemicals combine with fog to kill 60 (Meuse Valley, Belgium).
  • 04 Dec 1930 French government of AndrT Tardieu falls.
  • 06 Dec 1930 Pablo Neruda marries Marie A Hagenaar Vogelzang in Batavia
  • 07 Dec 1930 13th PGA Championship: Tommy Armour at Fresh Meadows CC Flushing.
  • 08 Dec 1930 Broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway, New York City, New York.
  • 11 Dec 1930 Bank of the United States opens in New York City, New York.
  • 12 Dec 1930 Baseball changes rule, ball bounces into stands not a HR, now a double
  • 13 Dec 1930 Theodore Steeg forms French government.
  • 14 Dec 1930 New York Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game.
  • 16 Dec 1930 Golfer Bobby Jones wins James E Sullivan Award.
  • 19 Dec 1930 James Weldon Johnson resigns as executive secretary of NAACP.
  • 23 Dec 1930 Bette Davis arrives in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios
  • 24 Dec 1930 Bandung, Java: ir Sukarno 4 years jail sentenced
  • 25 Dec 1930 1st US bobsled run open to public
  • 28 Dec 1930 Mahatma Gandhi leaves India enroute to Britain for freedom negotiations.
  • 29 Dec 1930 Fred P Newton completes longest swim ever (1826 miles), when he swam in the Mississippi River from Ford Dam, Minnesota, to New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • 31 Dec 1930 Pontifical encyclical Casti connubii against mixed marriages
  • 02 Dec 1930 Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in December 1930?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - I Got Rhythm
  2. - You're Driving Me Crazy! (What Did I Do?)
  3. - The Waltz You Saved for Me
  4. - You're Driving me Crazy
  5. - Something to Remember You By


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?