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 batting for Australia v Hampshire at Southampton is 47 not out at stumps, bringing his aggregate to 1,001 runs, the first cricket touring overseas batsman to complete 1,000 runs by end of May

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Philadelphia Athletics's Max Bishop draws 8 walks in a doubleheader to set MLB record

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? 91 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini