On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1930

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by the Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 USD gambling debt owed to Al Capone.

Gangster Al Capone
Gangster
Al Capone

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Paavo Nurmi runs world record 6 mile (29:36.4)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara [Monique Andrée Serf], French singer ("L'Aigle noir"), born in Paris, France (d. 1997)
  • Lin[wood] [Vrooman] Carter, American sci-fi author (Thongor of Lemuria)
  • Marvin Kalb, American educator/newscaster (CBS/NBC, Meet the Press), born in NYC, New York
  • Ragnhild Alexandra [Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen], Norwegian princess, born in the Royal Palace, Oslo, Norway (d. 2012)
1930 Highlights

About June 9, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini