What Happened on May 31, 1930

Historical Events

Sports History

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

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

Sports History

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

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

Famous Birthdays

Clint Eastwood

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

  • William Taylor, British Chairman of Convocation (London University)
1930 Highlights

About May 31, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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