On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1930

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 131 in 1st Test cricket match at Trent Bridge

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Statham, English cricketer (masterful England quick for two decades), born in Gorton, Manchester, England (d. 2000)
  • James Gathers, American 200m runner (Olympic bronze 1952), born in South Carolina
  • Romuald Twardowski, Polish composer, born in Wilno/ Vilnius, Poland
1930 Highlights

About June 17, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini