On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: RenĂ© Thomas wins in 6:03:45.060 (132.729 km/h)
  • The new and then largest Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, 45,647 tons, sets sails on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Sherwood, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), born in Indianapolis, Indiana