On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1963

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Parnelli Jones takes his only Indy 500 win despite his car spewing oil from a cracked overflow tank for many laps

Famous Birthdays

  • Helen Patricia Sharman, Great Britain, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12)
  • Nasrin Sotoudeh, Iranian human rights lawyer, born in Langarud, Iran
  • Sally Dyvenor [Whittaker], English actress (Coronation Street), born in Middleton, Lancashire, England
1963 Highlights

About May 30, 1963

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini