What Happened on July 2, 1930

Historical Events

  • Chicago outfielder Carl Reynolds becomes only the 2nd player in MLB history to hit home runs in 3 consecutive innings in 15-4 White Sox victory at Yankee Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Ahmad Jamal [Frederick Jones], American jazz pianist, composer, bandleader and educator, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2023)
  • Carlos Menem, Argentine politician, President of Argentina (1989-99), born in Anillaco, Argentina (d. 2021)
Born in 1930

Famous Deaths

  • Andres Randolf, Danish-American actor (Love of Sunya, Dangerous Curves, The Kiss), dies at 59
1930 Highlights

About July 2, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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