June 12, 1930 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Sport awardGolf Major

34th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 287 at Interlachen CC Minn

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones
  • German boxer Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey by disqualification in 4, first time world heavyweight title won on a foul

Birthdays in Sport

  • Donald Byrne, American chess player, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • Innes Ireland, Scottish racing driver, born in Mytholmroyd, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 1993)
  • Jim Burke, Australian cricketer (Australian opener of 50s), born in Mosman, Sydney, Australia (d. 1979)

Deaths in Sport

  • Dyce Willcocks, cricketer ("Grand Old Man" of Canadian cricket), dies