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
Aviator
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