May 10, 1930
John Masefield becomes Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom.
Metropolitan Opera baritone Lawrence Tibbett's first film The Rogue Song, a lavish Technicolor musical, is released to rave reviews. Lawrence Tibbett records the songs he sang in the film for Victor Records.
Pat Summerall, American football player and broadcaster
Christian Ferdinand Andreas Mølsted, Danish artist, specializing in marine painting (b. 1862)
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