On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1943

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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


Person of interestGale Sayers

Gale Sayers, American College / Pro Football Hall of Fame halfback (4 x Pro Bowl; 5 x 1st Team All Pro; Chicago Bears), born in Wichita, Kansas (d. 2020)

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers

1943 Highlights

About May 30, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 77 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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