On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Louisa May Alcott publishes the first volume of her novel Little Women. It becomes a best-selling children's classic.
Labor leader Cesar Chavez founds the United Farm Workers Association.
Johannes Gutenberg's Bible is printed, becoming the first book to be published in large quantities.
Wolfgang Mozart's opera The Magic Flute opens in Vienna.
Famous for his portrayal of cool, disaffected youth, film actor James Dean dies at 24 from a head-on car collision on a California highway.
Born on This Day
Born: September 30, 1924
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Film Actress / 1975 -
French actress Marion Cotillard won an Academy Award for her performance as Edith Piaf in the film La Vie En Rose. She also starred in the acclaimed films Inception and The Dark Knight Rises.
1975 | 38 years old
1947 | 29 years old
Born: September 30, 1957
Age: 56 years old
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress
1950 | 63 years old
Educator, Journalist, Author, ...
1931 | 82 years old
Film Actress, Television Actress
Died on This Day
Died: September 30, 1955
Age: 24 years old
Place: Paso Robles, California , United States
Occupation: Film Actor
2010 | 85 years old
1978 | 75 years old
Comedian, Radio Personality
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