On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 1930

Historical Events

Sports History

55th Preakness: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:00.6

Appointment of Interest

John Masefield is appointed British Poet Laureate by King George V

Famous Birthdays

  • Joan Sims, British actress ("Carry on" films, As Time Goes By), born in Laindon, Essex, England (d. 2001)
1930 Highlights

About May 9, 1930

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 6 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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