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Major Events of 1930
1930 (Roman Numerals: MCMXXX) was the 30th year of the 20th century. 1930 was not a leap year, and the first day of the year was a Wednesday.
On this page, we have listed some of the major historical, news and sporting events that took place in 1930.
News Events of 1930
Pluto discovered by Clyde W. Tombaugh.
Vannevar Bush and a team of scientists develop the "Differential Analyzer", arguably the first modern computer.
Chrysler Building opens in New York City.
Mahatma Gandi leads the Salt March in India.
Haile Selassie becomes emperor of Ethiopa,
Construction of the Hoover Dam begins.
Construction on the site of the Empire State Building begins in New York City.
3M begins marketing Scotch Tape.
Sports in 1930
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