June 1930 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 2 Sarah Dickson becomes 1st woman Presbyterian elder in US, Cincinnati
  • 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 13 1st Nudist Colony opens
  • Jun 13 22 people killed by hailstones in Siatista Greece
  • Jun 16 Sovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR.
  • Jun 18 Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Franklin Institute held.
  • Jun 21 Ruth hits 3 HRs as Yanks blow 6-0 lead in 7th & lose 15-7
  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • 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 3 Marion Zimmer Bradley, American sci-fi author (Storm Queen), born in Albany, New York
  • 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 8 Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Swedish director (Elvira Madigan), born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 1997)
  • Jun 8 Michael Codron, theatrical producer
  • 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 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 Donald Byrne, American chess player (d. 1976)
  • Jun 13 Ryszard Kukliński, Polish colonel (d. 2004)
  • 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 18 Peter Phillips, CEO (AB Electronics) [or Feb 10]
  • Jun 19 Bryan Kneale, British sculptor
  • Jun 20 John Waine, bishop (Chelmsford)
  • Jun 20 Robert Ivanovich Rozhdestvensky, poet
  • Jun 20 Magdalena Abakanowicz, Polish artist
  • Jun 21 Gerald Kaufman, British Labour MP, born in Leeds (d. 2017)
  • 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 27 H Ross Perot, Texas, billionaire/presidental candidate (1992)
  • Jun 28 Itamar Franco, President of Brazil

Weddings in History

  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Jun 5 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/US painter/cartoonist, dies
  • Jun 10 Adolf Harnack, German theologian (b. 1851)
  • Jun 11 Henry Clay Folger Jr, CEO (Folger Shakespeare Library), dies at 72
  • 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