On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1930

Killing Spree of Lady Death

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket master batsman Don Bradman is out for 334 in drawn 3rd Test vs England at Headingley, Leeds; innings 383 minutes, 46 x 4's

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Interlachen CC: Defending champion Bobby Jones wins record-tying 4th US Open title by 2 strokes from Macdonald Smith; third consecutive major title

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Pinsent, Canadian actor, director, writer, and voice of "Babar the elephant", born in Grand Falls, Newfoundland
  • Jean Brankart, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1955, Giro d'Italia 1958 runner-up; Belgium national track pursuit champion 1956, 58, 59), born in Momalle, Belgium (d. 2020)
1930 Highlights

About July 12, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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