What Happened on May 30, 1943

Historical Events

Event of Interest

French General Charles de Gaulle arrives in Algiers

  • US troops reconquer Attu Aleutians

Famous Birthdays

  • Francesco Rizzo, Italian soccer midfielder (2 caps; Cagliari, ACF Fiorentina, Bologna FC, Genoa CFC), born in Rovito, Italy (d. 2022)

Gale SayersGale Sayers (1943-2020)

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 [1]

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

About May 30, 1943

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 79 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

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