On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1937

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)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

61,756, second largest crowd in Polo Grounds history, sees Dodgers ends Carl Hubbell's consecutive-game winning streak at 24

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell
  • 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
Golfer
Denny Shute

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur C. Jacobs, Scottish poet, born in Glasgow (d. 1994)
1937 Highlights

About May 30, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini