On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1928

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Louis Meyer wins in 5:01:33.725 (160.101 km/h)

Famous Birthdays

  • Agn├Ęs Varda, Belgium-born French director (Vagabond), born in Ixelles, Belgium (d. 2019)
  • Gustav Leonhardt, Dutch harpsichordist, organist and conductor, born in 's-Graveland, Netherlands (d. 2012)
  • John Keith Wright, English economist, Assistant Secretary of State (1971-84)
  • Pro Hart, Australian artist (d. 2006)
1928 Highlights

About May 30, 1928

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini