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Events of May 30th:
May 30th is the 150th day of the year (151st day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 215 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about May 30th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on May 30th:
1814 Eugène Catalan (mathematician - after whom Catalan solids are named.
1896 Howard Hawks (film director)
1908 Mel Blanc (cartoon voices)
1909 Benny Goodman (bandleader, musician)
1922 Hal Clement (author)
1931 Larry Silverstein (businessman, real estate investor)
1934 Aleksei Leonov (cosmonaut - first man to walk in space)
1953 Colm Meaney (actor)
1955 Topper Headon (musician - The Clash)
1963 Helen Sharman (chemist, astronaut)
1964 Mark Sheppard (actor)
1964 Wynonna Judd (singer, guitarist - The Judds)
1980 Steven Gerrard (soccer player)
1983 Jennifer Ellison (actress, model, singer)
May 30th in History:
1539 Hernando de Soto leads a Spanish expedition to Florida in search of gold.
1854 Kansas-Nebraska act establishes the US Territories of Kansas and Nebraska.
1868 Memorial Day is observed in the United States for the first time.
1922 US President Warren Harding dedicates the Lincoln Memorial.
1967 Biafra secedes from Nigeria, triggering a civil war.
1972 Members of the Japanese Red Army carry out a terrorist attack at Lod Airport in Tel Aviv.
1989 Pro-Democracy protestors in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, unveil the "Goddess of Democracy" statue.
1998 Geri Halliwell leaves the Spice Girls.
May 30th is also:
Memorial Day - now observed on last Monday in May.
National Potato Day (Peru)
People born on May 30th are Gemini
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