On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1930

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Goldsmith, American author (Little Gloria Happy At Last), born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Don Leslie Lind, American USN Commander, and pilot, and NASA astronaut (STS-51-B), born in Midvale, Utah
  • Fred[erick Thomas] Saberhagen, American sci-fi author (Book of Swords)
  • Warren Rudman, American politician (Sen-R-NH, 1980-93), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • João Marcelino Arroio, Portuguese composer (Amor de Perdiçâo), dies at 68
1930 Highlights

About May 18, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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