On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st round-the-world radio broadcast Schenectady, NY

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket maestro Don Bradman sets up a 7 wicket victory with a patient 254 in 2nd Test v England at Lord's; 'The Don' hits 25 fours off 376 balls

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Doyle Holly, American comedian and musician (Buckaroos), born in Perkins, Oklahoma (d. 2007)
  • June Valli, American singer (Your Hit Parade), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 1993)
  • Mac Benson, Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame trainer, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Thomas Sowell, American economist and social theorist, born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • W. C. Gorden, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (Jackson State University 1976-91, record 119–48–5), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • Harvey W. Wiley, American chemist known for leadership in the passage of the landmark Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906, dies at 85
1930 Highlights

About June 30, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer