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Memorial created 06-16-2011 by
Linda Gerdel
Laura M Hauger
March 5 1930 - June 7 2011

This online memorial was created in loving memory of Laura Hauger, whose life story is told throughout this memorial website. Please sign Laura's guest book and let us know you came to visit. We will remember Laura forever.

Laura Hauger was born in Detroit, MI to her parents Edward and Loretta(Dunn) Dicker on March 5th, 1930.  She was eighth in a line of nine children and lost both her parents by the age of ten.  Her oldest sister Ruth stepped in and helped raise the younger children through their school years and Laura credited her with instilling in her a love of music and the written word that she continued through her life as well as a strong work ethic.

To put her self through X-ray school, she worked as a sales associate at Sears. She frugally saved money by drinking only water with the lunches she brought from home and walking to work both ways up hill instead of taking the bus.(this according to what she told her kids)

After graduating from school as a Certified Radiological Technologist she was then  employed at Port Huron Hospital.  The hospital was involved in doing a lot of work for the U.S. Army and in the course of events Laura met and married a handsome Army Private named Paul Hauger who would soon be shipped over to Germany.  Laura made her own way to Germany to be with her new husband after living for a time near the Army base in Kentucky.  She decided to leave Kentucky after being accosted by giant cockroaches and felt even the uncertainty of moving across the ocean to a new country was better than being carried away by large ugly bugs.  While in Germany she lived with a German family in a small rented room that she paid for with two pounds of coffee from the Army PX and she also worked part time as a civilian X-ray tech on the base. 

After a year in Germany Paul and Laura moved back to Detroit Michigan to begin their civilian life together. Laura continued to work as an X-ray technician while Paul received his degree as a CPA and began work in an accounting firm in downtown Detroit. As usually happens, along came children. First a wonderful daughter named Linda and then a son Jonathan who was the holy terror of Baldwin Ave. After his birth they decided that two children were enough. In 1960 the family moved to the suburbs of East Detroit and Laura dedicated herself to becoming a full time housewife and mother and was very active with the children and the PTA.

1967 brought an opportunity for Paul to work for the Midwest Abrasive Company in Owosso. This is where the family moved "up north" to become part of the country club scene and Laura gained her love of the game of golf.

1974 Linda their oldest child left for college and the rest of the family moved to Sterling Heights when Paul received an offer to become President of a company in Warren. They refused to tell Linda where they had moved for two months and then relented allowing her to come visit for the holidays. She was not amused. Due to the stress of another move and other factors Laura and Paul divorced in 1977 soon after Jonathan graduated from High School.

Laura had a rough start to her single life getting back into the work place after so many years. However, she had kept up her X-ray certification and was soon employed full time at the clinic in Macomb county. To make ends meet she also received training in massage therapy and the Bonnie Prudence School of Acupressure Therapy. Upon completing her courses she worked out of home to help many people with their pain and other health concerns. She also researched tirelessly on the methods of homeopathic medications. She loved helping others feel better and became lifelong friends with many of the people she helped. A visit to Laura's house usually involved being given some small white homeopathic pills to take or a bolo in your back to relieve whatever ails you. Even the dog next door was given weekly pain erasure treatments which she loved as well as the Popsicle or cheese treat afterwords. Human patients received a smile, a hug and her undying friendship.

Laura did everything to its fullest be it work, volunteering or just fun. When she wasn't working she volunteered in many community projects and causes. She mentored teens and adults in AL-A-TEEN and AL-A-NON. She helped out at the women's shelter in Macomb county and tirelessly worked to improve women's rights even marching to Washington with the National Organization for Women (NOW). In Sterling Heights she worked with the Library on their literacy projects even going into the Macomb County jail teaching inmates to improve their reading skills. In later years she found joy and many friends working with the library's English as a second language program helping our foreign speaking citizens to improve their English language skills to get better jobs.

She also was involved in several community choirs, golf leagues, and senior centers where she loved to play pool and ping-pong. She was a staunch advocate for recycling and reusing anything she could to save the environment. Laura delighted in rewashing plastic bags and in her collection of twist ties. You knew she really loved you if she sent you home with a baggie of twist ties. 

In her spare time Laura volunteered on her condominium's board of directors serving both as President and Vice- President for over 25 years. During her tenure she planted many trees and installed carports to improve the condos. She also started the tradition of stickering parking violators. A tradition that is held up to this day. Laura prided herself in being the longest living home owner in Sterling II and elected to stay in her home in Hospice care until the day she died. She died near the neighbors she loved with family and friends near by.

Laura was a wonderful Mother and Grandmother, a friend to many and an asset to the community and she will be truly missed.  

 

 

Laura doing her favorite thing watching the world go by

Historical Events for Year 1930

Jan 1st - Earl Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to 2nd lieutenant
Jan 1st - Jurgens & Van den Berg merge with Lever Brothers to form Unilever
Jan 5th - Mao Tse-tung writes "A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire"
Jan 6th - 1st diesel engine automobile trip (in a Packard sedan) completed
Jan 6th - Bradman scores 452* for NSW against Qld, 377 mins, 49 fours
Jan 7th - Edwin Justus Mayer's "Children of Darkness," premieres in NYC
Jan 8th - Belgium Princess Marie-Jose marries Italian's crown prince Umberto
Jan 9th - Boston Bruins wins then NHL record 14th straight game
Jan 10th - Commencement of NZ's 1st Test, v England Christchurch
Jan 10th - Maurice Allom takes Test hat-trick England v NZ Christchurch
Jan 10th - Mordovian Autonomous Region in RSFSR constituted
Jan 12th - NHL's Boston Bruins win then-record 14th consecutive game
Jan 13th - "Mickey Mouse" comic strip 1st appears
Jan 15th - George Headley scores century on debut v England (made 176)
Jan 18th - -27°F (-33°C), Watts, Oklahoma (state record)
Jan 18th - Shostakovitch' opera "The Nose," premieres in Leningrad
Jan 20th - 1st radio broadcast of "Lone Ranger" (WXYZ-Detroit)
Jan 22nd - -35°F (-37°C), Mount Carroll, Illinois (state record)
Jan 23rd - Clyde Tombaugh photographs planet Pluto
Jan 23rd - George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Va established
Jan 23rd - WIS-AM (now WOMG) in Columbia SC begins radio transmissions
Jan 24th - J E Mills scores 117 on Test Cricket debut, NZ v England, Wellington
Jan 24th - Stewie Dempster scores New Zealand's 1st Test century
Jan 26th - Cleveland's Terminal Tower opens (52 stories)
Jan 30th - Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Banya," premieres in Leningrad
Jan 30th - The world's first radiosonde is launched in Pavlovsk, USSR.
Jan 31st - 1st US glider flight from a dirigible, Lakehurst, NJ
Feb 1st - Arnold Schönbergs opera, Von heute auf Morgen premieres in Frankfurt
Feb 3rd - Vietnamese Communistic Party forms
Feb 3rd - William Howard Taft, resigns as chief justice for health reasons
Feb 3rd - The Communist Party of Vietnam is established.
Feb 4th - 1st tieless, soundless, shockless streetcar tracks, New Orleans
Feb 5th - 5th Aliyah to Israel begins
Feb 8th - "Happy Days Are Here Again" by Benny Mereoff hits #1
Feb 10th - Grain Stabilization Corporation authorized by Congress
Feb 15th - Weona beats Toluca in Illinois Basketball Tournament in 10 overtimes
Feb 17th - French govt of Tardieu, falls
Feb 18th - Cow flown & milked, milk sealed in paper containers & parachuted
Feb 18th - Luigi Pirandello's "Come Tu Mi Vuoi," premieres in Milan
Feb 18th - Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's "Simple Simon," premieres in NYC
Feb 18th - US astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto
Feb 20th - Capelle soccer team forms
Feb 21st - Marc Connelly's "Green Pastures," premieres in NYC
Feb 25th - Check photographing device patented
Feb 25th - George Headley completes twin tons in Test Cricket v Engld (114 & 112)
Feb 26th - "Green Pastures" opens at Mansfield Theater
Feb 26th - 1st red & green traffic lights installed (Manhattan NYC)
Feb 26th - West Indies make 1st Test Cricket win, by 289 runs over England
Feb 27th - Bouvet Island declared a Norwegian dependency
Mar 2nd - 1st US indoor glider flight, St Louis Terminal Building
Mar 4th - Coolidge Dam in Arizona dedicated
Mar 4th - Emma Fahning bowls 1st sanctioned 300 game by a woman
Mar 4th - Terrible floods ransack Languedoc and the surrounds in south-west France, resulting in twelve departments being submerged by water and causing the death of over 700 people.
Mar 6th - Bkln's Clarence Birdseye develops a method for quick freezing food
Mar 7th - Georgetown High of Chicago defeats Homer 1-0 in basketball
Mar 8th - Mahatma Gandhi starts civil disobedience in India
Mar 8th - Babe Ruth signs 2-year contract for $160,000 with NY Yankee GM Ed Barrow, wrongly predicts "No one will ever be paid more than Ruth"
Mar 11th - Pres & Chief Justice William Taft buried in Arlington
Mar 12th - Mohandas Gandhi begins 200m (300km) march protesting British salt tax
Mar 12th - Stella Walsh sets record for the 220-yard dash (0:26.1)
Mar 13th - Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
Mar 15th - 1st seaplane glider flown, Port Washington, NY
Mar 15th - 1st streamlined submarine of US navy, USS Nautilus, launched
Mar 16th - USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) floated out to become a natl shrine
Mar 18th - Boston Bruins win record 20th NHL home game
Mar 19th - Nakagawa Soen accepted as a student of Katsube Keigaku Roshi
Mar 20th - Clessie Cummins sets diesel engine speed record of 129.39 kph
Mar 23rd - US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Maribel Vinson
Mar 23rd - US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Roger Turner
Mar 24th - 1st religious services telecast in US (W2XBS NYC)
Mar 24th - Planet Pluto named
Mar 26th - Congress appropriates $50,000 for Inter-American highway
Mar 27th - 1st US radio broadcast from a ship at sea
Mar 28th - 1st performance of Walter Piston's Suite for orchestra (Boston)
Mar 28th - Constantinople & Angora changes names to Istanbul & Ankara
Mar 29th - Heinrich Brüning is appointed German Reichskanzler.
Mar 30th - Babberich-H soccer team forms
Mar 31st - The Motion Pictures Production Code is instituted, imposing strict guidelines on the treatment of sex, crime, religion and violence in film for the next thirty eight years.
Apr 1st - "Blue Angel," starring unknown Marlene Dietrich, premieres in America
Apr 2nd - 1st NY-Bermuda airplane flight lands in Bermuda
Apr 3rd - Ras Tafari becomes Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia (Ethiopia)
Apr 3rd - Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Boston Bruins in 2 games
Apr 4th - Andrew Sandham makes Test Cricket 1st triple century
Apr 4th - Les Ames makes the 1st Test Cricket century by a wicketkeeper (149)
Apr 4th - The Communist Party of Panama is founded.
Apr 5th - England out for 849 v WI Kingston, Sandham out for 325
Apr 6th - 1st transcontinental glider tow completed
Apr 6th - Hostess Twinkies invented by bakery executive James Dewar
Apr 10th - George Headley scores 223 v England at Kingston
Apr 10th - Synthetic rubber 1st produced
Apr 12th - 4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days
Apr 12th - Wilfred Rhodes ends Test Cricket career aged 52 years 165 days
Apr 14th - Philip Barry's "Hotel Universe," premieres in NYC
Apr 17th - Abkhazian ASSR forms in Georgian SSR
Apr 19th - 34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:34:48.2
Apr 21st - Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322
Apr 21st - Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Moskva Golid," premieres in Moscow
Apr 22nd - US, Britain & Japan sign London Naval Treaty
Apr 28th - 1st night organized baseball game (Independence KS)
Apr 29th - 123 runs are scored in 7 major league games
Apr 29th - North Sea floodgate at Ijmuiden (biggest in world) officially opens
Apr 29th - Telephone connection England-Australia goes into service
May 1st - Bradman scores 236 Aust v Worcs, his 1st f-class innings in Eng
May 2nd - Des Moines (Western League) defeats Wichita 13-6 to open 1st ballpark with permanently installed lights
May 5th - 1st woman to fly solo from Engl to Australia takes-off (Amy Johnson)
May 5th - Bradman scores 185* Aust v Leicestershire, 317 mins, 16 fours
May 7th - Duleepsinhji scores 333 for Sussex v Northants in 330 mins
May 9th - 56th Preakness: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:00.6
May 10th - 1st US planetarium opens (Adler-Chicago)
May 10th - Clarrie Grimmett takes 10 for 37 v Yorkshire at Sheffield
May 12th - Pulitzer prize awarded to Marc Connelly (Green Pastures)
May 13th - Farmer killed by hail in Lubbock, Texas. Only known fatality due to hail
May 15th - Ellen Church becomes 1st airline stewardess, United (SF to Cheyenne)
May 16th - 6th Walker Cup: US, 10-2
May 17th - 56th Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:07.6
May 19th - White woman win voting rights in South-Africa
May 20th - 1st airplane catapulted from a dirigible, Charles Nicholson, pilot
May 20th - University of California dedicates $1,500 to research on prevention & cure of athlete's foot
May 21st - Max Bishop draws 8 walks in a doubleheader
May 21st - NY Yankee Babe Ruth hits 3 consecutive homers
May 22nd - Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930)
May 22nd - Yankee "Bronx Bombers" hit 14 HRs in a game
May 24th - 1st woman to fly from England to Australia solo, lands (Amy Johnson)
May 24th - Bradman scores 252* Australia v Surrey, 290 mins, 29 fours
May 24th - Ruth homers in both games of a doubleheader, giving him 9 in one week
May 26th - Joe Sewell, strikes out twice of his 3 times in 1930, by Pat Caraway
May 26th - Supreme Court rules buying liquor does not violate the Constitution
May 27th - Richard Drew invents masking tape
May 27th - The 1,046-foot (319-meter) Chrysler Building in New York City, the tallest man-made structure at the time, opens to the public.
May 28th - Georges Forbes succeeds Joseph Ward as premier of NZ
May 28th - The Chrysler Building in New York City officially opens.
May 30th - Bill Arnold wins Indianapolis 500 car race (161.6 kph)
May 31st - Bradman gets his 1,000th run of the English Cricket season
May 31st - Building begins on Albert Canal in Belgium
May 31st - Comet 73P/1930 (Schwassmann-Wachmann 3) approaches 0.0617 AUs of Earth
Jun 1st - 6th French Mens Tennis: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (36 86 63 61)
Jun 1st - 6th French Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Helen Jacobs (62 61)
Jun 1st - Alphense Boys soccer team forms in Alphen on Rhine
Jun 1st - Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours
Jun 2nd - Sarah Dickson becomes 1st woman Presbyterian elder in US, Cincinnati
Jun 3rd - Grover Cleveland Alexander is released by the Phillies
Jun 7th - 62nd Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:31.6
Jun 7th - NY Times agrees to capitalize the n in "Negro"
Jun 9th - Paavo Nurmi runs world record 6 mile (29:36.4)
Jun 9th - Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by the Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 USD gambling debt owed to Al Capone.
Jun 10th - Winnipeg Rugby Football Club forms
Jun 12th - 34th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 287 at Interlachen CC Minn
Jun 12th - Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey on a foul in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
Jun 13th - 1st Nudist Colony opens

Jun 13th - 22 people killed by hailstones in Siatista Greece
Jun 14th - VVGZ soccer team forms in Zwijndrecht
Jun 16th - Sovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR.
Jun 17th - Bradman scores 131 in the 1st Test cricket at Trent Bridge
Jun 17th - Chuck Klein sets Phillies hitting streak at 26 straight games
Jun 18th - Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Franklin Institute held.
Jun 20th - 65th British Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 291 at Hoylake Hoylake
Jun 21st - Ruth hits 3 HRs as Yanks blow 6-0 lead in 7th & lose 15-7
Jun 22nd - Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in a game, Ruth hits 3 in doubleheader
Jun 23rd - Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8
Jun 24th - 1st radar detection of planes, Anacostia DC
Jun 24th - Ground is broken for construction of Cleveland Stadium
Jun 28th - 1st night game in Detroit at newly built Hamtramck Stadium as Negro League Detroit Stars take on KC Monarchs
Jun 30th - 1st round-the-world radio broadcast Schenectady NY
Jun 30th - Bradman scores 254 at Lord's v England, 320 mins, 25 fours
Jul 1st - Great-Britain signs accord for Independence of Iraq
Jul 3rd - Veterans Administration created
Jul 4th - 43rd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Elizabeth Ryan (62 62)
Jul 5th - 50th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bill Tilden beats W Allison (63 97 64)
Jul 7th - Construction begins on Boulder (Hoover) Dam
Jul 11th - Bradman scores 309 in a day vs England at Leeds, goes on to 334
Jul 12th - 34th US Golf Open: Robert T "Bobby" Jones wins
Jul 12th - Bradman out for 334 in Test Cricket at Headingley, 383 mins, 46 fours
Jul 13th - 1st-ever soccer World Cup competition began in Uruguay
Jul 13th - Sarnoff reports in NY Times "TV would be a theater in every home"
Jul 18th - SHO soccer team forms in Old Beijerland
Jul 20th - 106°F (41°C), Washington, DC (district record)
Jul 21st - 110°F (43°C) at Millsboro, Delaware (state record)
Jul 21st - US Veterans Administration forms
Jul 23rd - Earthquake strikes Ariano Italy, 1,500 killed
Jul 23rd - Pitts Pie Traynor ends both games with HRs (1st in 9th, 2nd in 13th)
Jul 25th - Phila Athletics triple steal in 1st & 4th innings vs Cleveland
Jul 27th - Andre Leducq wins Tour de France
Jul 28th - 114°F (46°C), Greensburg, Kentucky (state record)
Jul 29th - 115°F (46°C), Holly Springs, Mississippi (state record)
Jul 29th - Airship R100, 1st passenger-carrying flight from England to Canada
Jul 30th - 1st broadcast of "Death Valley Days" on NBC-radio
Jul 30th - Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's 1st World Cup in Montevideo
Jul 31st - Lou Gehrig grand slams as Yanks beat Red Sox 14-13
Aug 3rd - 2nd time in 1930, Chuck Klein of Phillies hits in 26 straight games
Aug 4th - Child labor laws estralished in Belgium
Aug 6th - Supreme Court Justice John Force Crater disappears in NYC
Aug 6th - Remains of Solomon Andrees' balloon expedition to North Pole in 1897, found at Kvit oya Spitsbergen
Aug 7th - 2 black guys lynched in Marion Indiana
Aug 7th - Richard Bedford Bennet forms Canadian government
Aug 8th - St Louis Cards are 12 games back in NL, & go on to win pennant
Aug 9th - 113°F (45°C) at Perryville, Tennessee (state record)
Aug 9th - Betty Boop debuts in Max Fleischer's animated cartoon Dizzy Dishes
Aug 9th - Percy Williams runs world record 100m (10.3 sec)
Aug 16th - The first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks.
Aug 18th - Eastern Airlines begins passenger service
Aug 20th - Bradman scores 232 in 5th Test Cricket at The Oval
Aug 20th - Dumont's 1st TV broadcast for home reception (NYC)
Aug 21st - Prohibition of Wieringermeer finished
Aug 22nd - Australia regain Ashes on 6th day of 5th Cricket Test
Aug 23rd - 44th US Womens Tennis: Betty Nuthall beats Anna McCune Harper (61 64)
Aug 26th - Hack Wilson hits his 44th HR, breaks Chuck Klein's NL record
Aug 29th - The last 36 remaining inhabitants of St Kilda are voluntarily evacuated to other parts of Scotland.
Sep 1st - NY World reports disappearance of supreme court justice Joseph Crater
Sep 2nd - 1st non-stop airplane flight from Europe to US (37 hrs)
Sep 3rd - Hurricane kills 2,000, injures 4,000 (Dominican Republic)
Sep 4th - Cambridge Theater opens in London
Sep 6th - Brooklyn Dodgers beat Phillies 22-8
Sep 6th - Democratically elected Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen is deposed in a military coup.
Sep 8th - 1st appearance of comic strip "Blondie"
Sep 8th - NYC public schools begin teaching Hebrew
Sep 8th - Richard Drew creates Scotch tape
Sep 10th - Charles E Mitchell, named minister to Liberia
Sep 11th - Stomboli volcano (Sicily) throws 2-ton basaltic rocks 2 miles
Sep 12th - Brooklyn catcher Al Lopez hits major league's last recorded bounce HR
Sep 13th - 50th US Mens Tennis: J H Doeg beats Francis Shields (10-8 16 64 16-14)
Sep 13th - Paavo Nurmi runs world record 20,000m (1:04:38.4)
Sep 13th - Tommy Armour wins PGA golf tournament
Sep 13th - Winnipeg Rugby Football Club 1st game, loses to St John's Rugby, 7-3
Sep 14th - Detroit Lions (as Portsmouth Spartans) play 1st NFL game, win 13-6
Sep 14th - Nazis gain 107 seats in German election
Sep 15th - 1st intl bridge match is held in London. US team defeats England
Sep 16th - Phillies trailing 10-5, score 5 in 9th, then Pirates score 4 in top of 10th, so Phillies score 5 in bottom of 10th to win 15-14
Sep 18th - Enterprise (US) beats Shamrock V (England) in 15th America's Cup
Sep 18th - NY Yankee pitcher Red Ruffing hits 2 HRs to beat St Louis Browns, 7-6
Sep 18th - Phila A's win AL championship for 2nd year in a row
Sep 20th - Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is formed by Archbishop Mar Ivanios.
Sep 21st - Johann Ostermeyer patents flashbulb
Sep 24th - G Kaufman & M Hart's "Once in a Lifetime," premieres in NY
Sep 24th - Noel Coward's "Private Lives," premieres in London
Sep 24th - Portsmouth beats Brooklyn in 1st NFL game played under floodlights
Sep 25th - Austrian govt of Vaugoin forms
Sep 25th - Roger Hornsby replaces Joe McCarthy as Cubs manager
Sep 25th - Zoe Akins' "Greeks Had a Word for it," premieres in NYC
Sep 27th - 34th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones
Sep 27th - Cub's Hack Wilson's 2 HRs give him NL record 56 HRs
Sep 27th - White Sox 1st baseman Bud Clancy didn't handle ball at all in a 9 inning game vs St Louis Browns
Sep 28th - Lou Gehrig's errorless streak ends at 885 consecutive games
Sep 29th - 1st Canadian football game played under lights, Hamilton-UBC
Sep 29th - Bing Crosby marries Dixie Lee
Sep 29th - Boquerón battle ends Paraguay border dispute
Sep 29th - Lowell Thomas made debuts on CBS Radio replacing Floyd Gibbons
Sep 29th - NYC College offers 1st course in radio advertising
Oct 1st - Soccer team WHC forms
Oct 1st - World Series opens at Phila's Shibe Park, Phila A's beat St Louis 5-2
Oct 4th - A's Jack Quinn, 46, pitches 2 inn, is oldest to play in World Series
Oct 5th - British airship crashes in storm at Beauvais France, 48 die
Oct 8th - Phila A's beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 2 in 27th World Series
Oct 9th - 1st transcontinental flight by a woman completed, Laura Ingalls
Oct 10th - AP votes Joe Cronin unofficial AL MVP & BWA names Hack Wilson NL MVP
Oct 10th - Yankees announce signing Joe McCarthy to manage for 4 years
Oct 11th - Collingwood Football Club in Melbourne, Australia, won the VFL premiership for the fourth consecutive year.
Oct 13th - New German Reichstag opens with 107 NSDAP'ers in uniform
Oct 14th - Ethel Mermans debuts on Broadway in "Girl Crazy"
Oct 14th - George Gershwin/Walter Donaldsons musical premieres in NYC
Oct 18th - Joseph Sylvester becomes 1st jockey to win 7 races in 1 day
Oct 19th - Jules Ladoumègue runs world record 1 km (2:23.6)
Oct 20th - Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, premiers on NBC radio
Oct 20th - British White Paper restricts Jews from buying Arab land
Oct 22nd - 1st concerto of BBC Symphony Orchestra, under Adrian Boult
Oct 22nd - Blake & Razaf's "Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930," premieres in NYC
Oct 22nd - SC Genemuiden soccer team forms
Oct 24th - A bloodless coup d'état in Brazil ousts Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, the last President of the First Republic. Getúlio Dornelles Vargas is then installed as "provisional president."
Oct 25th - 1st football game in Atlantic City Convention Center
Oct 25th - 1st scheduled transcontinental air service began
Oct 26th - Dmitri Sjostakovitch' ballet "Zolotoy Vyek," premieres in Leningrad
Oct 29th - 1st Eastern Canada night CF game: Oshawa vs Toronto Balmy Beach
Oct 30th - Turkey & Greece sign a treaty of friendship
Nov 2nd - Ras Tafari crowned Haile Selassie I, 225th emperor of Solmonic Dynasty
Nov 3rd - 1st vehicular tunnel to a foreign country (Detroit-Windsor) opens
Nov 3rd - Bank of Italy becomes Bank of America
Nov 3rd - Getúlio Dornelles Vargas became Head of the Provisional Government in Brazil after a bloodless coup on October 24.
Nov 5th - Nobel for literature awarded to Sinclair Lewis for "Babbitt"
Nov 8th - Friedrich Wolf's "Die Matrosen von Cattaro," premieres in Berlin
Nov 9th - 1st nonstop airplane flight from NY to Panama
Nov 11th - Patent number US1781541 was awarded to Albert Einstein and Leó Szilárd for their invention, the Einstein refrigerator.
Nov 13th - WA Drake's "Grand Hotel," premieres in NYC
Nov 17th - Musical "Sweet & Low" with Fanny Brice premieres in NYC
Nov 18th - Musical "Smiles" with Bob Hope/Fred Astaire premieres in NYC
Nov 18th - Sjostakovitch' opera "The Nose," premiers in Lenningrad
Nov 18th - Sōka Kyōiku Gakkai, a Buddhist association later renamed Soka Gakkai, is founded by Japanese educators Tsunesaburo Makiguchi and Josei Toda.
Nov 22nd - 1st Irish Sweepstake run
Nov 22nd - 1st US football game broadcast to England (Harvard 13, Yale 0)
Nov 22nd - Elijah Muhammad forms Nation of Islam in Detroit
Nov 23rd - NY Giant Hap Moran runs 91 yards for a TD from a scrimmage
Nov 24th - 1st woman pilot on a transcontinental air flight Miss Ruth Nichols (Mineola, NY to Calif), in a Lockheed-Vega, took 7 days
Nov 25th - 690 earthquake shocks recorded in 1 day (Ito Japan)
Nov 25th - Sporting News picks Bill Terry as NL MVP & Joe Cronin as AL MVP
Nov 28th - Howard Hanson's 2nd Symphony "Romantic," premieres
Dec 1st - NHL drops 20 minute slashing-about-the-head penalty
Dec 1st - Ruth Nichols becomes 1st woman pilot to cross continent
Dec 3rd - Air-borne chemicals combine with fog to kill 60 (Meuse Valley Belgium)
Dec 3rd - Otto Ender forms Austrian govt
Dec 3rd - Richard Rodgers/L Hart's musical "Evergreen," premieres in London
Dec 4th - French govt of Tardieu falls

Dec 4th - Vatican approves rhythm method for birth control
Dec 6th - 18th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeat Regina Roughriders, 11-6
Dec 6th - Pablo Neruda marries Marie A Hagenaar Vogelzang in Batavia
Dec 7th - 13th PGA Championship: Tommy Armour at Fresh Meadows CC Flushing
Dec 8th - Broadway Theater opens at 1681 Broadway NYC
Dec 8th - Cole Porter's musical "NYCers," premieres in NYC
Dec 11th - Bank of the United States closes in New York City
Dec 12th - Baseball Rules Committee greatly revises the rule book
Dec 12th - Baseball changes rule, ball bounces into stands not a HR, now a double
Dec 12th - Start of the 1st Australia v West Indies Test (at Adelaide)
Dec 13th - George Sisler's career ends when Boston Braves release him
Dec 13th - Theodore Steeg forms French govt
Dec 14th - NY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game
Dec 15th - Don Bradman takes his 1st Test Cricket wicket (Ivan Barrow, WI, lbw)
Dec 16th - Golfer Bobby Jones wins James E Sullivan Award
Dec 18th - Bradman scores 258 NSW v South Aust, 289 mins, 37 fours
Dec 19th - James Weldon Johnson resigns as executive secretary of NAACP
Dec 20th - Learie Constantine cricket 100 in 52 mins WI v Tas (10x4, 1x6, 1x5)
Dec 22nd - 6 West europe lands signs Convention of Oslo
Dec 23rd - Bette Davis arrives in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios
Dec 23rd - Police Bureau of Criminal Alien Investigation started in NYC
Dec 24th - Bandung, Java: ir Sukarno 4 years jail sentenced
Dec 24th - F Garcia Lorca's "La Zapatera Prodigiosa," premieres in Madrid
Dec 25th - 1st US bobsled run open to public (Lake Placid, NY)
Dec 25th - Mt Van Hoevenberg bobsled run at Lake Placid, NY opens
Dec 25th - Slinger Nitschke scores 142 SA v Qld at Adelaide before 5,422
Dec 25th - Tasmania all out 280, WI 2-139 at Hobart Crowd 2,500
Dec 29th - Fred P Newton completes longest swim ever (1826 miles), when he swam in the Mississippi River from Ford Dam, Minn, to New Orleans
Dec 31st - Pontifical encyclical Casti connubii against mixed marriages
Dec 31st - US tobacco industry produced 123 billion cigarettes in 1930

 

 

 

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