On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1909

Historical Events

  • Reuben Siegel laid cornerstone of 1st home in Tel-Aviv

Famous Birthdays

Benny Goodman

Benny Goodman, American clarinetist and bandleader (King of Swing), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1986)

  • George Headley, West Indies cricket batsman (22 Tests; 2,190 runs @ 60.83; 10 x 100), born in Col√≥n, Panama (d. 1983)
1909 Highlights

About May 30, 1909

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini