On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1930

Article: The Strange, Mysterious Story of the Balloon Expedition to the North Pole

Famous Birthdays

  • Michal Kováč, 1st President of Slovakia (1993-98), born in Ľubiša, Czechoslovakia (d. 2016)

Person of interestNeil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong, American X-15 pilot and astronaut - 1st man on the Moon (Gemini 8, Apollo 11), born in Wapakoneta Ohio, (d. 2012)

Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon Neil Armstrong
Astronaut & 1st Man on the Moon
Neil Armstrong

1930 Highlights

About August 5, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo