On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian writer (d. 1996)
  • Nikolay Nikolayevich Sidel'nikov, Russian composer, born in Tver, Soviet Union (d. 1992)
  • Robert Buchanan, British archaeologist and founder of Bath University (d. 2020)

Famous Weddings

Agnes Moorehead

Actress Agnes Moorehead (29) weds actor Jack G. Lee (28)

Famous Deaths

  • Jules Pascin [Julius Pincas], Bulgarian American painter and cartoonist, commits suicide at 45
1930 Highlights

About June 5, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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