On This Day

What Happened on January 5, 1930

Historical Events

Meeting of Interest

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

Historic Event

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


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? 92 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn