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Headlines From 1930 Events UK

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. A 1930 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1930 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer a wonderful trip down memory lane, and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Headlines From 1930 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1930 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1930 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1930 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1930 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1930 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1930 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1930 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

Date Event
13th January 1930The Mickey Mouse comic strip makes its first appearance, following fifteen commercially successful animated shorts.
18th February 1930Clyde Tombaugh, American astronomer, discovers the planet “Pluto” whilst studying photographs of Space. “Pluto” is re-classified as a Dwarf Planet in 2006.
28th March 1930Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara.
31st March 1930The Motion Pictures Code is established, imposing strict guidelines on the treatment of Crime, Religion, Sex and Violence in film, for the next forty years.
18th April 1930The BBC Radio Service from London famously reports that "today, there is no news".
22nd April 1930The United Kingdom, Japan and the United States sign the London Naval Treaty, regulating submarine warfare and limiting shipbuilding.
6th May 1930The Great Salmas Earthquake hits Iran, measuring 7.3 on the Richter cale and killing approximately four thousand people.
24th May 1930Amy Johnson lands her ‘Puss Moth’ monoplane aircraft in Darwin, becoming the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia. Johnson had taken nineteen days to complete the journey.
7th July 1930Arthur Conan Doyle, author of “Sherlock Holmes” (b. 1859) dies from a heart attack.
30th July 1930Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 in the first ever football World Cup final.
21st August 1930Her Royal Highness, the Princess Margaret is born. She is the youngest daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and sister to Princess Elizabeth - now the current Queen.
5th October 1930British Airship R101 crashes in France en-route to India on its maiden voyage.
2nd November 1930Haile Selassie is crowned emperor of Ethiopia.
2nd December 1930The Great Depression: U.S. President Herbert Hoover goes before Congress and asks for a $150 million public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy.
19th December 1930Mount Merapi erupts in Indonesia, killing 14,000 people. The sudden explosion of gas and rock also destroys thirteen local villages.
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A Newspaper From 1930

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).