What Happened on June 30, 1940

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Brenda Starr" cartoon strip, by Dale Messick, 1st appears
  • 58 U-boats (284,000 ton) sunk this month
  • German troops begin the invasion of the undefended Channel Islands.
  • US Fish & Wildlife Service forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Spoelstra, American folk singer (d. 2007)