What Happened on May 30, 1923

Historical Events

Hansen's Nordic Premieres

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

  • Jimmy Lydon, American actor ("Twice Blessed"; "Life with Father"), born in Harrington Park, New Jersey (d. 2022)
Born in 1923

Famous Deaths

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

About May 30, 1923

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 100 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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