On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1935

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Kelly Petillo accompanied by riding mechanic Jimmy Dunham win; Pete DePaolo becomes first to win race separately as a driver (1925) and owner

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Philadelphia pitcher Jim Bivin retires Babe Ruth on an infield grounder in "the Babe's" final MLB at-bat; Ruth plays just 1 inning in Boston Braves, 11-6 loss to Phillies at the Baker Bowl

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Mallory, College Football coach (Miami, Colorado, Northern Illinois, Indiana), born in Sandusky, Ohio (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Lothar Windsperger, composer, dies at 49
1935 Highlights

About May 30, 1935

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini