On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1925

Historical Events

  • British mariners shoot on demonstrators
  • In China protests erupt against the Great Powers infringing on Chinese sovereignty.
  • Indianapolis 500: Peter DePaolo wins in 4:56:39.401 (162.748 km/h)
  • Peter DePaolo became 1st man to average over 100 mph at Indy
  • Rogers Hornsby replaces Branch Rickey as manager of Cardinals

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Prey, French composer, born in Fleury sur Andelle (d. 1998)
  • Eddy Bruma, Suriname politician
  • Gerard John Toorenaar, political commissar in Amsterdam (1975-79)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, German historian (The Third Reich), dies at 49
1925 Highlights

About May 30, 1925

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 95 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini