On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 69 killed in bus crash (Ahmedabad India)
  • Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" premieres
  • Indianapolis 500: Rodger Ward wins in 3:33:50.291 (225.780 km/h)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Gunnarsson, Swedish tennis star
  • John Alt, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs)
  • Kevin Eastman, American comic book creator
  • Tonya Pinkins, actress (Livia Frye-All My Children), born in Chicago, Illinois