On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1930

Historical Events

Sports History

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

  • 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 (3 Tests; first centurion in Test history 165* 1877), dies at 79
1930 Highlights

About August 20, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo