On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 42nd Men's French Championships: Henner Henkel beats Bunny Austin (6-1, 6-4, 6-3)
  • 42nd Women's French Championships: Hilde Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 6-4)
  • 61,756, second largest crowd in Polo Grounds history, sees Dodgers ends Carl Hubbell's consecutive-game winning streak at 24
  • Memorial Day Massacre: Chicago Police Department shoot and kill 10 unarmed demonstrators during the "Little Steel Strike" in the United States

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Pittsburgh Field Club: Defending champion Denny Shute defeats Jug McSpaden in 37 holes

Golfer Denny Shute
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Denny Shute
  • Pitcher Carl Hubbell's 24th consecutive victory

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur C. Jacobs, Scottish poet, born in Glasgow (d. 1994)