On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1942

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Reichsfuehrer Herman Himmler arrives in Prague

Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
  • 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? 78 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini