On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1942

Historical Events

  • 1,047 bombers bomb Cologne in RAF's raid of WW II

Historic Event

Reichsfuehrer Herman Himmler arrives in Prague

Sports History

Satchel Paige pitches 5 innings to defeat Dizzy Dean All-Stars 8-1

  • US aircraft carrier Yorktown leaves Pearl Harbor

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Miller, (Rep-R-Florida)
1942 Highlights

About May 30, 1942

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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