What Happened on May 30, 1944

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Transport No. 75 departs Drancy (France) internment camp, taking 1,000 French Jews to Auschwitz extermination camp in Nazi German occupied Poland; 627 killed upon arrival, approximately 99 survive the war

Famous Birthdays

  • John Casado, American graphic artist (MacIntosh; New Line Cinema), album cover designer (Doobie Brothers, Aaron Neville, Barry White, and photographer, born in East Los Angeles, California
  • Lenny Davidson, British rock guitarist (Dave Clark Five - "Glad All Over"), born in London, England
Born in 1944

Famous Deaths

  • Jessie Ralph, American stage, silent and sound screen actress (The Good Earth; San Francisco: The Bank Dick), dies at 79
1944 Highlights

About May 30, 1944

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 79 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

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