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]

Undated[edit]

  • A Jamaican ginger ("Jake") paralysis outbreak occurs across the South and Midwest.
  • 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.
  • 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

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