1930 in the United States

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1930
in
the United States

Decades:
See also:

Events from the year 1930 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

May 20: Chrysler Building completed

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

  • October 8 - The Philadelphia Athletics defeat the St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 2, to win their 5th World Series Title.
  • November 4 – W9XAP in Chicago, Illinois, broadcasts the U.S. senatorial election returns, the first time a senatorial race, with non-stop vote tallies, is televised.
  • December 2 – Great Depression: U.S. President Herbert Hoover goes before Congress and asks for a US$150 million public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy.
  • December 7 – W1XAV in Boston, Massachusetts, broadcasts video from the CBS radio orchestra program, The Fox Trappers. The broadcast also includes the first television commercial in the United States, an advertisement for I.J. Fox Furriers, who sponsored the radio show.

Undated[edit]

  • A Jamaican ginger ("Jake") paralysis outbreak occurs across the South and Midwest.
  • 1930–1931 – Crazy Horse’s lifelong friend, He Dog, is interviewed by journalist Eleanor Hinman and Nebraska writer Mari Sandoz.
  • A record drought in the eastern part of the nation[2] sees Upper Tract, West Virginia record only 9.50 inches (241.3 mm) of precipitation for the year – the record lowest for a calendar year in the US east of the Mississippi.[3] Averaged over the contiguous US the twelve months from July 1930 to June 1931 remains the driest such period on record.[4]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aaseng, Nathan (2005). Business Builders In Sweets and Treats. The Oliver Press. p. 80. ISBN 1-881508-84-6.
  2. ^ Henry, Alfred J.; ‘The Weather of 1930 in the United States’; Monthly Weather Review, December 1930, pp. 351-354
  3. ^ Record Minimum Annual Precipitation by State
  4. ^ Climate at a Glance: Contiguous US Precipitation July to June; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  5. ^ Lee Ellis (2004). Who's who of NASA Astronauts. Americana Group Publishing. p. 405. ISBN 978-0-9667961-4-8.
  6. ^ Caryn Hannan (1 January 1999). Georgia Biographical Dictionary. State History Publications. p. 446. ISBN 978-1-878592-42-2.
  7. ^ "Anton LaVey | Biography, Books, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 16 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Edward H. White II | American astronaut". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  9. ^ "Jack McKeon Managerial Record". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020-01-18.

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