What Happened on May 30, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Completed Lincoln Memorial dedicated by US Chief Justice William H. Taft in front of 50,000
  • Cubs swap Max Flack for Cards Cliff Heathcote during middle of doubleheader. Both play for both teams that day
  • Indianapolis 500: Jimmy Murphy wins in 5:17:30.845 (152.057 km/h)
  • Latvia & Vatican sign accord

Famous Birthdays

  • Hal Clement [Harry Clement Stubbs], US sci-fi author (Needle, Iceworld), born in Somerville, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • David Mendes Chumaceiro, Curacaos poet (Adelfas), dies at 45