On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1934

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Bill Cummings wins in 4:46:05.254 (168.761 km/h)

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAlexey Leonov

Alexei Leonov, Russian cosmonaut (Voskhod 2, first person to walk in space), born in Listvyanka, Soviet Union (d. 2019)

Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov
Cosmonaut
Alexey Leonov
  • Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach (d. 2012)

Famous Deaths

  • Tōgō Heihachirō, Imperial Japanese Navy admiral and one of Japan's greatest naval heroes, dies at 86
1934 Highlights

About May 30, 1934

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini