On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1930

Historical Events


Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

Bonnie Parker meets Clyde Barrow for the first time at Clarence Clay's house

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker
Bank Robber Clyde Barrow
Bank Robber
Clyde Barrow

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mao Zedong writes "A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire"

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Galven Givens Jr., Major USAF/astronaut, born in Quanah, Texas (d. 1967)
  • Frederick Charles Tillis, American composer, born in Galveston, Texas
  • Richard Hayes, American actor & singer (Name That Tune), born in Passaic, New Jersey (d. 2014)
1930 Highlights

About January 5, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn