On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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
  • Chuck Klein sets Phillies hitting streak at 26 straight games

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