What Happened on January 6, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st diesel engine automobile trip (in a Packard sedan) completed

World Record

Australian cricket icon Don Bradman scores 452 not out for New South Wales v Queensland in Sydney; then world record individual score in a first-class match; runs scored in 415 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • (Wilbert) Billy Davis, American tennis player (11 x American Tennis Association Titles; mentor to Arthur Ashe), born in NYC, New York (d. 2021)
  • Denis Pitts, English journalist
  • Victor "Vic" Tayback, American actor (Mel Sharples-"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore "), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)
1930 Highlights

About January 6, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn