May 31, 1930
In Germany, Joseph Goebbels is fined for libeling President Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Hindenburg for an inflammatory article published in Der Angriff.
Contruction work begins on the 129 kilometre Albert Canal in northeastern Belgium (named for King Albert I of Belgium), which would ultimately connect Antwerp with Liège.
Clint Eastwood, American actor, director, and producer
George Franklin Getty, American lawyer, industrialist and patriarch of the Getty family (b. 1855)
Return to: 1930