On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1975

Historical Events

  • European Space Agency (ESA) forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Farrell, English rugby league and union footballer
  • Marissa Mayer, American technology executive (CEO of Yahoo, designed Google home page), born in Wausau, Wisconsin

Famous Deaths

  • Michel Simon, Swiss actor (Panic, Plague, Two of Us), dies at 80
  • Steve Prefontaine, American runner (5K 1972 Olympic 4th), dies in a car accident at 24
  • Tatsuo Shimabuku, Japanese martial artist and founder of Isshinryu Karate, dies at 66
1975 Highlights

About May 30, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini