On This Day

What Happened on May 5, 1930

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Amy Johnson takes off - first woman to fly solo from England to Australia

Aviator Amy Johnson
Amy Johnson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket batting prodigy Don Bradman scores an unbeaten 185 in a tour match for Australia v Leicestershire at Aylestone Road, Leicester

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael J. Adams, USAF pilot (X-15), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1967)
1930 Highlights

About May 5, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus