On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1930

Historical Events

Sports History

Continuing a rich vein of form Australian cricket icon Don Bradman scores 131 in 1st Test v England at Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Statham, English cricket fast bowler (70 Tests, 252 wickets @ 24.84), born in Gorton, Manchester, England (d. 2000)
  • Cliff Gallup, American guitarist (Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 1988)
  • 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? 91 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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