On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1936

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Louis Meyer becomes first 3-time winner of the race; Lawson Harris is first 2-time riding mechanic; famous tradition of serving milk in victory lane commences

Famous Birthdays

  • Keir Dullea, actor (2001, 2010, David & Lisa), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Roy Harford, Fulham UK, British-born NZ cricketer
  • Ruta Lee, actress (Operation Eichmann, Marjorie Morningstar)
1936 Highlights

About May 30, 1936

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini