Tuesday 27 May 1930
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Barth and William S Sessions.
White Hell of Pitz Palu, directed by Dr. Arnold Fanck, 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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- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- John Barth: American novelist best known for "Giles Goat-Boy" and "The Sot-Weed Factor.
- William S Sessions: Arkansas, United States -- Director of FBI.
- Simon Barrington-Ward: English bishop.
- William Sessions: American civil servant and judge 8th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- Eino Tamberg: Estonian composer and educator (d. 2010).
- Richard Drew invents masking tape.
- The Chrysler Building opens to the public in New York. At 1,046 feet tall, it is the tallest man-made structure in the world.
- Richard Drew invents the masking tape
- Sergei Eisenstein arrives in Hollywood to work for Paramount Pictures they part ways by October.
- William ampquotRedampquot Hill Sr. makes his famous five-hour journey down the Niagara lower rapids.
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