On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1930

Historical Events

Historic Event

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.

World Record

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


Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara [Monique Andrée Serf], French singer ("L'Aigle noir"), born in Paris, France (d. 1997)
  • Carlos Vilar, Argentine sailor (Snipe World Championships gold 1948, 51), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2021)
  • Lin Carter, American sci-fi author (Thongor of Lemuria), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 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? 91 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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