On This Day

What Happened on August 20, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 232 in 5th Test Cricket at The Oval

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