On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1914

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Frenchman René Thomas driving for Louis Delâge wins ahead of Arthur Duray of Belgium
  • 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, American orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1981)
1914 Highlights

About May 30, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 107 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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