On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1960

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Jim Rathmann wins in 3:36:11.384 (223.324 km/h)

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephen "Tea Tower" Duffy, rocker (Lilac Time-Paradise Song)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBoris Pasternak

Boris Pasternak, Russian poet and novelist (Doctor Zhivago) (Nobel Prize 1958), dies at 70

Novelist & Poet Boris Pasternak
Novelist & Poet
Boris Pasternak

1960 Highlights

About May 30, 1960

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini