September 26, 1930

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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.


Births

Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (d. 1966)


Lovecraftiana

H. P. Lovecraft completes his short short "The Whisperer in Darkness" - it is first published in Weird Tales in August 1931.


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