Major Events of 1930

  • Sports Champions

    Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens vs. Chicago Blackhawks Series: 2-0
    US Open (Golf): Robert T. Jones, Jr. score: 287 Course: Interlachen CC Location: Hopkins, Minn
    World Cup Soccer: Uruguay vs. Argentina Score: 4-2
    World Series: Philadelphia A's vs. St. Louis Cardinals Series: 4-2

    Nobel Prizes

    FISCHER, HANS, Germany, Technische Hochschule (Institute of Technology), Munich, b. 1881, d. 1945: "for his researches into the constitution of haemin and chlorophyll and especially for his synthesis of haemin"

    LEWIS, SINCLAIR, U.S.A., b. 1885, d. 1951: "for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humour, new types of characters"

    S…DERBLOM, LARS OLOF NATHAN (JONATHAN), Sweden, b. 1866, d. 1931: Archbishop. Leader of the ecumenical movement.

    Physiology or Medicine
    LANDSTEINER, KARL, Austria, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, New York, NY, U.S.A., b. 1868, d. 1943: "for his discovery of human blood groups"

    RAMAN, Sir CHANDRASEKHARA VENKATA, India, Calcutta University, b. 1888, d. 1970: "for his work on the scattering of light and for the discovery of the effect named after him"

    Pulitzer Prizes

    Drama: Marc Connelly ... "The Green Pastures"
    Fiction; Oliver LaFarge ... "Laughing Boy"
    History: Claude H. Van Tyne ... "The War of Independence"

    Academy Awards

    Best Picture: "Cimarron"
    Best Director: Norman Taurog ... "Skippy"
    Best Actor: Lionel Barrymore ... "A Free Soul"
    Best Actress: Marie Dressler ... "Min and Bill"