On This Day

What Happened on May 11, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Bud Ekins, American stuntman (d. 2007)
  • Edsger Dijkstra, Dutch computer scientist (d. 2002)
  • Edward Kamau Brathwaite, Caribbean poet (Born to Slow Horses) and academic, born in Bridgetown, Barbados (d. 2020)
  • M J Hamlin, Principal/Vice-Chancellor (Dundee University)
  • Stanley L Elkin, American writer/professor (Living End), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • William Carey, American businessman and philanthropist (W.P. Carey & Co. LLC), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2012)
1930 Highlights

About May 11, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus