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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 1930.
The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on May 1930: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1930?


Events

  • 01 May 1930 Bradman scores 236 Aust vs. Worcs, his 1st f-class innings in Eng
  • 02 May 1930 Des Moines (Western League) defeats Wichita 13-6 in baseball to open first ballpark with permanently installed lights.
  • 04 May 1930 r May 5 ampndash Mahatma Gandhi is arrested again.
  • 05 May 1930 1st woman to fly solo from Engl to Australia takes-off (Amy Johnson)
  • 06 May 1930 The Great Salmas Earthquake in Iran (7.3 on the Richter Scale) kills 4,000 people.
  • 07 May 1930 Duleepsinhji scores 333 in cricket for Sussex versus Northants in 330 minutes.
  • 09 May 1930 56th Preakness: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:00.6.
  • 10 May 1930 Clarrie Grimmett takes 10 for 37 versus Yorkshire in cricket at Sheffield.
  • 12 May 1930 Pulitzer prize awarded to Marc Connelly (Green Pastures)
  • 13 May 1930 Only known fatality due to hail
  • 15 May 1930 Ellen Church becomes first airline stewardess, United Airlines (San Francisco to Cheyenne).
  • 16 May 1930 6th Walker Cup: US 10-Great Britain/Ireland 2.
  • 17 May 1930 56th Kentucky Derby: Earl Sande aboard Gallant Fox wins in 2:07.6.
  • 19 May 1930 White woman win voting rights in South Africa.
  • 20 May 1930 University of California dedicates $1,500 to research on prevention and cure of athlete's foot.
  • 21 May 1930 New York Yankee Babe Ruth hits 3 consecutive homers
  • 22 May 1930 Ruth hits 3 consecutive HR (8th-10th of 60 in 1930)
  • 24 May 1930 1st woman to fly from England to Australia solo, lands (Amy Johnson)
  • 26 May 1930 Joe Sewell, hardest to strike out, is struck out twice by Pat Caraway.
  • 27 May 1930 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.
  • 28 May 1930 Georges Forbes succeeds Joseph Ward as premier of New Zealand.
  • 30 May 1930 Bill Arnold wins Indianapolis 500 car race (average 161.6 kph).
  • 31 May 1930 Building begins on Albert Canal in Belgium.

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Movies

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The Shining

The Shining

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Country: United States of America

Braveheart

Braveheart

Directed by: Mel Gibson

Starring: Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Angus Macfadyen

Country: United States of America

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

Requiem for a Dream

Requiem for a Dream

Directed by: Darren Aronofsky

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans

Country: United States of America

Batman Begins

Batman Begins

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Country: United States of America