On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1922

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Completed Lincoln Memorial dedicated by US Chief Justice William H. Taft in front of 50,000

Architect Henry Bacon
Architect
Henry Bacon
  • 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
1922 Highlights

About May 30, 1922

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini