On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1930

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Amateur Championship, Men's Golf, St. Andrews Links: Bobby Jones scores a 7 & 6 win over Englishman Roger Wethered for the first leg of his Grand Slam

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones
  • Building begins on Albert Canal in Belgium
  • Comet 73P/1930 (Schwassmann-Wachmann 3) approaches 0.0617 AUs of Earth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Don Bradman scores his 1,000th run of the English cricket season

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestClint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood, American actor (Dirty Harry)/mayor (Carmel, California), born in San Francisco, California

Actor and Director Clint Eastwood
Actor and Director
Clint Eastwood
  • William Taylor, British Chairman of Convocation (London University)
1930 Highlights

About May 31, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini