On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1923

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Howard Hanson's 1st Symphony "Nordic" premieres

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson
  • Indianapolis 500: Tommy Milton wins in 5:31:19.618 (145.718 km/h)

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? 97 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini