What Happened on May 5, 1930

Historical Events

Amy Johnson's Pioneering Flight

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

Cricket History

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Joyce Collins, American jazz and film and television session pianist, singer, and educator, born in Battle Mountain, Nevada (d. 2010)
  • Michael J. Adams, USAF pilot (X-15), born in Sacramento, California (d. 1967)
Born in 1930

About May 5, 1930

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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