January 1930 calendar

January 1930

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 1930?


  • 01 Jan 1930 Earl Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to 2nd lieutenant
  • 05 Jan 1930 Mao Tse-tung writes "A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire".
  • 06 Jan 1930 The first diesel-engined automobile trip is completed, from Indianapolis, Indiana, to New York City.
  • 09 Jan 1930 Boston Bruins wins then NHL record 14th straight game
  • 10 Jan 1930 Maurice Allom takes cricket Test hat-trick England versus New Zealand at Christchurch.
  • 11 Jan 1930 At 12:00 PM, the first official theater-based Mickey Mouse Club begins, at the Fox Dome Theater in Ocean Park, California.
  • 13 Jan 1930 The first Mickey Mouse comic strip is published, in the New York Mirror newspaper in the USA. The strip is initially written by Walt Disney, and drawn by Ub Iwerks.
  • 15 Jan 1930 George Headley scores cricket century on debut versus England (made 176).
  • 18 Jan 1930 -27 degrees F (-33 degrees C), Watts, Oklahoma (state record low).
  • 20 Jan 1930 First radio broadcast of The Lone Ranger (WXYZ-Detroit).
  • 22 Jan 1930 -35 degrees F (-37 degrees C), Mount Carroll, Illinois (state record low).
  • 23 Jan 1930 WIS-AM (now WOMG) in Columbia SC begins radio transmissions
  • 26 Jan 1930 Cleveland's Terminal Tower opens (52 stories).
  • 31 Jan 1930 First US glider flight from a dirigible, Lakehurst, New Jersey.
  • 06 Jan 1930 Clessie Cummins arrives at the National Automobile Show in New York City, having driven a car powered by one of his diesel engines from Indianapolis.


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