What Happened in June 1930

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 Alphense Boys soccer team forms in Alphen on Rhine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 1 Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Jun 1 35th Men's French Championships: Henri Cochet beats Bill Tilden (3-6, 8-6, 6-3, 6-1)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 1 35th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-2, 6-1)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Jun 2 Sarah Dickson becomes 1st woman Presbyterian elder in US, Cincinnati
  • Jun 3 Grover Cleveland Alexander is released by the Phillies
  • Jun 7 62nd Belmont: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:31.6
  • Jun 7 NY Times agrees to capitalize the n in "Negro"

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Jun 9 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 6 mile (29:36.4)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 9 Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by the Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 USD gambling debt owed to Al Capone.

Gangster Al Capone
Gangster
Al Capone
  • Jun 10 Winnipeg Rugby Football Club forms

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 12 34th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 287 at Interlachen CC Minn

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones
  • Jun 12 Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey on a foul in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Jun 13 1st Nudist Colony opens
  • Jun 13 22 people killed by hailstones in Siatista Greece
  • Jun 14 VVGZ soccer team forms in Zwijndrecht
  • Jun 16 Sovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR.
  • Jun 17 Bradman scores 131 in the 1st Test cricket at Trent Bridge
  • Jun 17 Chuck Klein sets Phillies hitting streak at 26 straight games
  • Jun 18 Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Franklin Institute held.
  • Jun 20 65th British Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 291 at Hoylake Hoylake
  • Jun 21 Ruth hits 3 HRs as Yanks blow 6-0 lead in 7th & lose 15-7

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 22 Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in a game, Ruth hits 3 in doubleheader

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • Jun 23 Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8
  • Jun 24 1st radar detection of planes, Anacostia DC
  • Jun 24 Ground is broken for construction of Cleveland Stadium
  • Jun 28 1st night game in Detroit at newly built Hamtramck Stadium as Negro League Detroit Stars take on KC Monarchs
  • Jun 30 1st round-the-world radio broadcast Schenectady NY
  • Jun 30 Don Bradman scores 254 for Australia at Lord's v England, 320 mins, 25 fours

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Edward Woodward, Croydon England, actor (Breaker Morant, Wickerman)
  • Jun 1 Matt Poore, cricketer (NZ batsman in 14 tests 1953-56 average 15.43)
  • Jun 1 John Lemmon, English logician (d. 1966)
  • Jun 2 Charles Pete Conrad Jr, USN/astro (Gem 5 11, Ap 12, Skylab 2), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 2 Bob Lillis, baseball player
  • Jun 3 Marion Zimmer Bradley, American sci-fi author (Storm Queen), born in Albany, New York
  • Jun 3 Michael Melle, cricketer (South African pace bowler of early 1950's)
  • Jun 3 Dakota Staton, American jazz singer, born in Pittsburgh (d. 2007)
  • Jun 3 Ben Wada, Japanese television producers
  • Jun 4 Morgana King, jazz singer/actress (The Godfather)
  • Jun 4 Pentti Raitio, composer
  • Jun 5 Nikolay Nikolayevich Sidel'nikov, composer
  • Jun 5 Robert Buchanan, founder (Center for History of Tech Bath University)
  • Jun 5 Roger W Suddards, solicitor
  • Jun 5 Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian writer (d. 1996)
  • Jun 6 Frank Tyson, cricketer ("Typhoon" England pace destroyer mid-50's), born in Farnworth, Lancashire, (2015)
  • Jun 7 Ian Leggat, cricketer (1 Test v South Africa 1953-54 without distinction)
  • Jun 7 Hilderaldo Luiz Bellini, Itapira, Brazil, footballer (World Cup 1958, 1952, 51 caps), (d. 2014)
  • Jun 8 Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Swedish director (Elvira Madigan), born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 1997)
  • Jun 8 Dana Wynter, actress (Airport, Invasion of the Body Snatchers), born in London, England
  • Jun 8 Michael Codron, theatrical producer
  • Jun 8 Yannis Ioannidis, composer
  • Jun 8 Robert Aumann, German-born Israeli mathematician; Nobel laureate
  • Jun 8 Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (d. 1993)
  • Jun 9 Lin[wood] [Vrooman] Carter, US, sci-fi author (Thongor of Lemuria)
  • Jun 9 Marvin Kalb, American educator/newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 9 Barbara, French singer (d. 1997)
  • Jun 11 Anatoli Fyodorovich Voronov, Russia, cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup)
  • Jun 11 Charles B Rangel, (Rep-D-NY, 1971- )
  • Jun 12 Barbara Harris, 1st US Episcopal female bishop
  • Jun 12 Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor (KLM-Schiphol)
  • Jun 12 Jim Burke, cricketer (Australian opener of 50s)
  • Jun 12 Donald Byrne, American chess player (d. 1976)
  • Jun 12 Jim Nabors, American actor
  • Jun 12 Innes Ireland, Scottish racing driver (d. 1993)
  • Jun 13 Ryszard Kukliński, Polish colonel (d. 2004)
  • Jun 15 Marcel Pronovost, professional ice hockey player
  • Jun 16 Brian Statham, cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades)
  • Jun 16 David Konstant, bishop (Leeds)
  • Jun 16 Vilmos Zsigmond, Hungarian/American cinematographer (Close Encounters of the Third Kind), born in Szeged, Hungary (d. 2016)
  • Jun 17 Brian Statham, cricketer
  • Jun 17 James Gathers, Sumter SC, 200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1952)
  • Jun 17 Romuald Twardowski, composer
  • Jun 18 Peter Phillips, CEO (AB Electronics) [or Feb 10]
  • Jun 19 Bryan Kneale, British sculptor
  • Jun 19 Jul Levi, Bulgarian composer and conductor, born in Salonica, Greece
  • Jun 19 Gena Rowlands, American actress, born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Jun 20 Ellie Rabb, US, actor (Fabulous Baker Boys, Extreme Close-up)
  • Jun 20 John Waine, bishop (Chelmsford)
  • Jun 20 Robert Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky, poet
  • Jun 20 Paul Pender, American boxer
  • Jun 20 Magdalena Abakanowicz, Polish artist
  • Jun 21 Gerald Kaufman, British Labour MP, born in Leeds (d. 2017)
  • Jun 21 Mike McCormack, NFL offensive tackle (NY Yankees, Cleveland, Philadelphia)
  • Jun 21 Patricia Lindop, radio biologist
  • Jun 21 Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)
  • Jun 23 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Jun 24 Herbert C Klien, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
  • Jun 24 William B. Ziff, Jr., American publishing executive (d. 2006)
  • Jun 25 Hugo Gabriel Gryn, rabbi
  • Jun 25 George Murdock, American actor
  • Jun 25 Mary Beth Peil, American singer
  • Jun 26 Willem G Statius Muller, Neth Antilles, conductor/pianist/composer
  • Jun 27 H Ross Perot, Texas, billionaire/presidental candidate (1992)
  • Jun 27 Tommy [Tamio] Kono, weightlifter (Olympic gold 52, 60), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2016)
  • Jun 28 Nikolay Nikolayevich Karetnikov, composer
  • Jun 28 Itamar Franco, President of Brazil

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 29 Robert Evans, American director/actor (Love Story, The Godfather, Chinatown), born in NYC, New York

Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans
  • Jun 29 Viola Léger, Acadian-Canadian actress
  • Jun 30 Doyle Holly, comedian/country performer (Buckaroos)
  • Jun 30 June Valli, singer (Your Hit Parade), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Jun 30 Mac Benson, horse trainer
  • Jun 30 Nikolai Karetnikov, composer

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 5 Actress Agnes Moorehead (29) weds actor Jack G. Lee (28)

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 21 "Titanic" actress Gloria Stuart (19) weds sculptor Blair Gordon Newell

Actress Gloria Stuart
Actress
Gloria Stuart
  • Jun 23 Businessman Nelson Rockefeller (21) weds Mary Todhunter Clark

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 23 Diplomat Ralph Bunche (25) weds Ruth Harris

Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate
Ralph Bunche

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 28 Film director David Lean (22) weds his first cousin Isabel Lean

Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 5 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist, dies
  • Jun 10 Adolf Harnack, German theologian (b. 1851)
  • Jun 11 George Alexander, cricketer (two early Tests for Australia), dies
  • Jun 11 Henry Clay Folger Jr, CEO (Folger Shakespeare Library), dies at 72
  • Jun 12 Dyce Willcocks, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of Canadian cricket), dies
  • Jun 13 Henry Segrave, British racing driver who held land speed records and the water speed record (b. 1896)
  • Jun 16 Elmer Ambrose Sperry, US inventor (gyroscope compass), dies
  • Jun 16 Ezra Fitch, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (b. 1866)
  • Jun 22 Karl von Amira, German historian, dies at 82