1930 in the United States

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1930 in the United States
Years: 1927 1928 192919301931 1932 1933

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Events from the year 1930 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

May 20: Chrysler Building completed

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

  • 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 Jake paralysis outbreak occurs in United States.
  • W9XAP in Chicago, Illinois, broadcasts the U.S. senatorial election returns, which is the first time a senatorial race, with non-stop vote tallies, is ever televised.
  • 1930–1931 – Crazy Horse's lifelong friend, He Dog, is interviewed by journalist Eleanor Hinman and Nebraska writer Mari Sandoz.

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aaseng, Nathan (2005). Business Builders In Sweets and Treats. The Oliver Press. p. 80. ISBN 1-881508-84-6. 

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