On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 1930

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

21 year old Australian cricket super-batsman Don Bradman is 105 at lunch, 220 at tea, and 309 at stumps on the first day in 3rd Test vs England at Leeds; goes on to 334

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Gregory C Bell, Terre Haute Ind, long jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • Harold Bloom, American literary critic, born in the Bronx, New York (d. 2019)
  • John Alabaster, cricketer (NZ most prolific leg-spinner with 49 wkts)
1930 Highlights

About July 11, 1930

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

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