November 5, 1930
The Nobel prize for literature is awarded to Sinclair Lewis for "Babbitt".
In Ohio, USA, The Millfield Mine disaster occurred at the Sunday Creek Coal Company, Poston Mine Number 6 in Dover Township, Athens County, killing 82 men.
Arjun Singh, politician and Minister (d. 2011)
Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician and pathologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1858)
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