Thursday 15 May 1930
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jasper Johns and Jean-Albert Cartier.
The Chess Player, directed by Raymond Bernard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 15 May 1930 ?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- Jasper Johns: Pop Artist.
- Jean-Albert Cartier: French art publicist and ballet director.
- Jasper Johns in Augusta: Georgia, USA; painter/sculptor (Green Target).
- Ellen Church becomes first airline stewardess, United Airlines (San Francisco to Cheyenne).
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