On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1923

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Howard Hanson's 1st Symphony "Nordic" premieres

  • Indianapolis 500: 1921 champion Tommy Milton becomes first multiple race winner; Howdy Wilcox drives relief for laps 103-151 as Milton's hands are bandaged due to blisters

Famous Birthdays

  • James "Jimmy" Lydon, American actor (Twice Blessed, Life with Father), born in Harrington Park, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Camille Chevillard, French composer, dies at 63
  • Charles Fichardt, cricketer (South African batsman in 2 Tests 1892-96), dies
1923 Highlights

About May 30, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 98 years, 5 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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