On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1943

Historical Events

Historic Event

French General Charles de Gaulle arrives in Algiers

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • US troops reconquer Attu Aleutians

Famous Birthdays

Gale Sayers

Gale Sayers, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback, 4X Pro Bowl, 2X NFL rushing leader (Chicago Bears), and source for the TV movie "Brian's Song", born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 2020) [1]

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers
  • Leon Burtnett, American college football coach (Purdue University 1982-86; Big Ten Coach of the Year 1984), born in Fresno, California (d. 2021)
1943 Highlights

About May 30, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 78 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini