What Happened on May 1, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 236 Aust v Worcs, his 1st first class innings in England

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Planet Pluto offically named by 11 year-old Venetia Burney

Famous Birthdays

  • Little Walter [Marion Walter Jacobs], blues singer-songwriter and harmonica player, born in Marksville, Louisiana (d. 1968)
  • Ollie Matson, NFL halfback (Cardinals, Rams, Lions, Eagles)
  • Richard Riordan, mayor of Los Angeles (R, 1993-2001), born in NYC, New York