On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1927

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: George Souders wins in 5:07:33.022 (156.983 km/h)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Walter Johnson records 110th last shutout (pitching an entire game and not allowing the opposition to score) of his career, the most in Major League Baseball history

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Noel, American TV host (It's a Small Wonder), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Evelyn Wesler Zemel, American author (American Glass Animals)
  • Norman "Clint" Walker, American actor (Kodiak, Cheyenne, Dirty Dozen), born in Hartford, Illinois

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Academy Award-winning actor Fredric March (29) marries actress Florence Eldridge


1927 Highlights

About May 30, 1927

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini