On This Day

June 1930 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 2 Sarah Dickson becomes 1st woman Presbyterian elder in US, Cincinnati
  • Jun 7 NY Times agrees to capitalize the n in "Negro"

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Jun 9 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 6 mile (29:36.4)

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 9 Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by the Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 USD gambling debt owed to Al Capone.

Gangster Al Capone
Gangster
Al Capone
  • Jun 13 22 people killed by hailstones in Siatista, Greece
  • Jun 16 Sovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR
  • Jun 18 Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Franklin Institute held
  • Jun 21 Ruth hits 3 HRs as Yanks blow 6-0 lead in 7th & lose 15-7
  • Jun 24 1st radar detection of planes, Anacostia, Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 24 Ground is broken for construction of Cleveland Stadium
  • Jun 28 1st night game in Detroit at newly built Hamtramck Stadium as Negro League Detroit Stars take on KC Monarchs
  • Jun 30 1st round-the-world radio broadcast Schenectady, NY

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 John Lemmon, English logician (d. 1966)
  • Jun 2 Charles Pete Conrad Jr, USN/astro (Gem 5 11, Ap 12, Skylab 2), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 3 Marion Zimmer Bradley, American sci-fi author (Storm Queen), born in Albany, New York
  • Jun 5 Robert Buchanan, founder (Center for History of Tech Bath University)
  • Jun 5 Roger W Suddards, solicitor
  • Jun 5 Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian writer (d. 1996)
  • Jun 8 Bo Gunnar Widerberg, Swedish director (Elvira Madigan), born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 1997)
  • Jun 8 Michael Codron, British theatrical producer, born in London
  • Jun 8 Robert Aumann, German-Israeli mathematician (The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2005), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Jun 8 Marcel Léger, Canadian politician, born in Montreal (d. 1993)
  • Jun 9 Lin[wood] [Vrooman] Carter, American sci-fi author (Thongor of Lemuria)
  • Jun 9 Ragnhild Alexandra [Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen], Norwegian princess, born in the Royal Palace, Oslo, Norway (d. 2012)
  • Jun 11 Anatoli Voronov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 12a backup), born in Orenburg Oblast, Russia (d. 1993)
  • Jun 11 Charles Rangel, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from New York (1971-2017), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 12 Barbara Harris, 1st US Episcopal female bishop, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 12 Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor artist (KLM-Schiphol), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1991)
  • Jun 13 Ryszard Kukliński, Polish colonel and Cold War spy for NATO, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2004)
  • Jun 14 Charles McCarry, American author and former CIA spy (The Tears of Autumn), born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (d. 2019)
  • Jun 16 David Konstant, bishop (Leeds)
  • Jun 18 Peter Phillips, CEO (AB Electronics) [or Feb 10]
  • Jun 19 Bryan Kneale, British sculptor
  • Jun 20 John Waine, bishop (Chelmsford)
  • Jun 20 Magdalena Abakanowicz, Polish artist
  • Jun 21 Gerald Kaufman, British Labour MP, born in Leeds (d. 2017)
  • Jun 21 Patricia Lindop, British radiobiologist and physician, born in Brentford, Middlesex (d. 2018)
  • Jun 21 Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London), born in London
  • Jun 23 Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 7), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Jun 24 Herbert C Klien, (Rep-D-New Jersey)
  • Jun 24 William B. Ziff, Jr., American publishing executive (d. 2006)
  • Jun 25 Hugo Gabriel Gryn, British Reform rabbi, born in Berehovo, Czechoslovakia (d. 1996)
  • Jun 27 Ross Perot, American billionaire and presidental candidate (1992, 1996), born in Texarkana, Texas
  • Jun 28 Itamar Franco, 33rd President of Brazil (1992-94), born in Brazilian territorial waters, Atlantic Ocean (d. 2011)
  • Jun 30 Thomas Sowell, American economist and social theorist, born in Gastonia, North Carolina

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 23 Businessman Nelson Rockefeller (21) weds Mary Todhunter Clark

Businessman and US Vice President Nelson Rockefeller
Businessman and US Vice President
Nelson Rockefeller

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 23 Diplomat Ralph Bunche (25) weds Ruth Harris

Diplomat and Nobel Laureate Ralph Bunche
Diplomat and Nobel Laureate
Ralph Bunche

Deaths in History

  • Jun 5 Jules Pascin, [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian/American painter/cartoonist, dies
  • Jun 10 Adolf Harnack, German theologian (b. 1851)
  • Jun 11 Henry Clay Folger, American CEO of Standard Oil and founder of the Folger Shakespeare Library, dies at 72
  • Jun 16 Ezra Fitch, Abercrombie & Fitch founder (b. 1866)
  • Jun 16 Elmer Ambrose Sperry, American entrepreneur and inventor (gyrocompass), dies at 69
  • Jun 22 Karl von Amira, German historian, dies at 82