What Happened on May 1, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Don Bradman scores 236 for Australia v Worcestershire, his first 1st class innings in England

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • The planet Pluto is officially 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, Pro/College Football Halls of Fame halfback (NFL 1950s All Decade Team), born in Trinity, Texas (d. 2011)
  • Richard Riordan, mayor of Los Angeles (R, 1993-2001), born in NYC, New York