On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1930

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

A week before his 22nd birthday Australian cricket's batting genius Don Bradman scores 232 in 5th Test win over England at The Oval in London

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Dumont's 1st TV broadcast for home reception (NYC)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mario Bernardi, Canadian pianist and conductor, born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Bannerman, Australian cricket batsman (1st centurion), dies at 79
1930 Highlights

About August 20, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo