On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1896

Historical Events

  • First car accident occurs; Henry Wells hits a cyclist in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Hawks, American director and producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface), born in Goshen, Indiana (d. 1977)
1896 Highlights

About May 30, 1896

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 125 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini