What Happened on May 30, 1937

Historical Events

  • 42nd Men's French Championships: Henner Henkel beats Bunny Austin (6-1, 6-4, 6-3)
  • 42nd Women's French Championships: Hilde Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-2, 6-4)
  • Memorial Day Massacre: Chicago Police Department shoot and kill 10 unarmed demonstrators during the "Little Steel Strike" in the United States

PGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Pittsburgh Field Club: Defending champion Denny Shute defeats Jug McSpaden in 37 holes

1937 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur C. Jacobs, Scottish poet, born in Glasgow (d. 1994)
  • George Zweig, Russian-American physicist (Quark model), born in Moscow, Soviet Union
Born in 1937

About May 30, 1937

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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