On This Day

August 23, 1930 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Open Women's Tennis

US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: England's Betty Nuthall Shoemaker beats Anna McCune Harper 6-1, 6-4 for her lone major title

Tennis Player Betty Nuthall
Tennis Player
Betty Nuthall

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jack Bannister, English cricketer (Warwickshire stalwart) and commentator (BBC), born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands (d. 2016)