Historical Events in June 1930

  • 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
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
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