What Happened on June 9, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
Al Capone

Sports record brokenWorld Record

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

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara, French singer (d. 1997)
  • Lin[wood] [Vrooman] Carter, US, sci-fi author (Thongor of Lemuria)
  • Marvin Kalb, educator/newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press), born in NYC, New York