On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1938

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Final game at Phila's Baker Bowl, Giants beat Phils 14-1
  • Superman 1st appears in DC Comics' Action Comics Series issue #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek singer (first Greek artist to record or re-record the authentic, "prohibited" rebetika songs in the early 1970s with their original lyrics), born in Drama, Greece(d. 1999)
  • Billy Mills, 10k (Olympic gold 1964), born in Pine Ridge, South Dakota
  • Chris Hinze, Dutch flutist (Vivat Vivaldi), born in Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands
  • William Mervin Mills, 10K runner (Olympic gold 1964), born in Pine Ridge, South Dakota

Famous Deaths

  • Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61