October 26, 1930
Pioneering Aviators, Jessie Maude "Chubbie" Miller and Captain William Newton "Bill" Lancaster set transcontinental speed records from Los Angeles to New York in 21 hours 47 minutes, flying a 'killer' monoplane called the Alexander Bullet.
John Arden, English playwright (d. 2012)
Harry Payne Whitney, American businessman and horse breeder (b. 1872)
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