On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1928

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Rookie driver Louis Meyer takes first of 3 career Indy victories after 20 lap duel with Tony Gulotta and Jimmy Gleason

Famous Birthdays

  • Agn├Ęs Varda, Belgium-born French director (Vagabond), born in Ixelles, Belgium (d. 2019)
  • Glyn Moses, Welsh rugby league fullback (2 caps Wales. 9 Great Britain; Salford, St. Helens), born in Nant-y-Moel, Wales (d. 2021)
  • 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? 93 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini