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
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