THOUSANDS GATHER FOR HOME GIVEAWAY - 1930 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania thousands including Director of Public Safety Goehring gather to get a look at a 30,000 "dream house" being given away as part of a contest sponsored by John H. McClatchy, George Steele of the Inquirer newspaper and the Stanley-Warner Co.
COLLEGE SKI JUMPING TOURNAMENT - 1930 College skiers compete in a Bear Mountain, New York tournament soaring through the air and touching down, sometimes less than gracefully. Edward Blood of the Univsersity of New Hampshire establishes a new ski record with a sensational 150 foot jump.
ANNIVERSARY OF ST. WENCESLAUS' DEATH - 1930 The city of Prague is lit up in anticipation of the next day's event - a parade displaying the crowned skull of ancient ruler St. Wenceslaus on the anniversary of his martyrdom.
COAST GUARD CONFISCATES RUM SHIP - 1930 The San Francisco Coast Guard captures the "Ray Roberts" attempting to smuggle in Canadian whiskeys and rums. The contraband alcohol is unloaded from the boat and placed on to trucks going to the customs house.
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