September 26, 1930
US Cotton mill owners vote to end night-shift work (9pm-6am) for women and children, though this isn't effectively implimented until March 1st, 1931.
While in the North Sea bound for a shipbreaker's yard, HMS Conquest breaks her tow off Flamborough Head in bad weather with only a skeleton crew of six men on board. She is adrift and missing for two days.
Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (d. 1966)