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What Happened on May 30th This Day in History

Year Name
2020 The Crew Dragon Demo-2 launches from the Kennedy Space Center, becoming the first crewed orbital spacecraft to launch from the United States since 2011 and the first commercial flight to the International Space Station.
2013 Nigeria passes a law banning same-sex marriage.
2012 Former Liberian president Charles Taylor is sentenced to 50 years in prison for his role in atrocities committed during the Sierra Leone Civil War.
2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions is adopted.
2008 TACA Flight 390 overshoots the runway at Toncontín International Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and crashes, killing five people.
2003 Depayin massacre: At least 70 people associated with the National League for Democracy are killed by government-sponsored mob in Burma. Aung San Suu Kyi flees the scene, but is arrested soon afterwards.
1998 The 6.5 Mw  Afghanistan earthquake shook the Takhar Province of northern Afghanistan with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VII (Very strong), killing around 4,000–4,500.
1998 Nuclear Testing: Pakistan conducts an underground test in the Kharan Desert. It is reported to be a plutonium device with yield of 20kt TNT equivalent.
1990 Croatian Parliament is constituted after the first free, multi-party elections, today celebrated as the National Day of Croatia.
1989 Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: The 10-metre high "Goddess of Democracy" statue is unveiled in Tiananmen Square by student demonstrators.
1982 Cold War: Spain joins NATO.
1979 Downeast Flight 46 crashes on approach to Knox County Regional Airport in Rockland, Maine, killing 17.
1975 European Space Agency is established.
1974 The Airbus A300 passenger aircraft first enters service.
1972 The Angry Brigade goes on trial over a series of 25 bombings throughout the United Kingdom.
1972 In Ben Gurion Airport (at the time: Lod Airport), Israel, members of the Japanese Red Army carry out the Lod Airport massacre, killing 24 people and injuring 78 others.
1971 Mariner program: Mariner 9 is launched to map 70% of the surface, and to study temporal changes in the atmosphere and surface, of Mars.
1968 Charles de Gaulle reappears publicly after his flight to Baden-Baden, Germany, and dissolves the French National Assembly by a radio appeal. Immediately after, less than one million of his supporters march on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. This is the turning point of May 1968 events in France.
1967 The Nigerian Eastern Region declares independence as the Republic of Biafra, sparking a civil war.
1966 Former Congolese Prime Minister, Évariste Kimba, and several other politicians are publicly executed in Kinshasa on the orders of President Joseph Mobutu.
1963 A protest against pro-Catholic discrimination during the Buddhist crisis is held outside South Vietnam's National Assembly, the first open demonstration during the eight-year rule of Ngo Dinh Diem.
1961 The long-time Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo is assassinated in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
1961 Viasa Flight 897 crashes after takeoff from Lisbon Airport, killing 61.
1959 The Auckland Harbour Bridge, crossing the Waitemata Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand, is officially opened by Governor-General Charles Lyttelton, 10th Viscount Cobham.
1958 Memorial Day: The remains of two unidentified American servicemen, killed in action during World War II and the Korean War respectively, are buried at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.
1948 A dike along the flooding Columbia River breaks, obliterating Vanport, Oregon within minutes. Fifteen people die and tens of thousands are left homeless.
1943 The Holocaust: Josef Mengele becomes chief medical officer of the Zigeunerfamilienlager (Romani family camp) at Auschwitz concentration camp.
1942 World War II: One thousand British bombers launch a 90-minute attack on Cologne, Germany.
1941 World War II: Manolis Glezos and Apostolos Santas climb the Athenian Acropolis and tear down the German flag.
1937 Memorial Day massacre: Chicago police shoot and kill ten labor demonstrators.
1925 May Thirtieth Movement: Shanghai Municipal Police Force shoot and kill 13 protesting workers.
1922 The Lincoln Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C..
1914 The new, and then the largest, Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, 45,647 tons, sets sails on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England, to New York City.
1913 The Treaty of London is signed, ending the First Balkan War; Albania becomes an independent nation.
1911 At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the first Indianapolis 500 ends with Ray Harroun in his Marmon Wasp becoming the first winner of the 500-mile auto race.
1899 Pearl Hart, a female outlaw of the Old West, robs a stage coach 30 miles southeast of Globe, Arizona.
1883 In New York City, a stampede on the recently opened Brooklyn Bridge killed twelve people.
1876 Ottoman sultan Abdülaziz is deposed and succeeded by his nephew Murad V.
1868 Decoration Day (the predecessor of the modern "Memorial Day") is observed in the United States for the first time after a proclamation by John A. Logan, head of the Grand Army of the Republic (a veterans group).
1866 Bedrich Smetana's comic opera The Bartered Bride premiered in Prague.
1854 The Kansas–Nebraska Act becomes law establishing the U.S. territories of Kansas and Nebraska.
1845 The Fatel Razack coming from India, lands in the Gulf of Paria in Trinidad and Tobago carrying the first Indians to the country.
1842 John Francis attempts to murder Queen Victoria as she drives down Constitution Hill in London with Prince Albert.
1834 Minister of Justice Joaquim António de Aguiar issues a law seizing "all convents, monasteries, colleges, hospices and any other houses" from the Catholic religious orders in Portugal, earning him the nickname of "The Friar-Killer".
1815 The East Indiaman Arniston is wrecked during a storm at Waenhuiskrans, near Cape Agulhas, in present-day South Africa, with the loss of 372 lives.
1814 The First Treaty of Paris is signed, returning the French frontiers to their 1792 extent, and restoring the House of Bourbon to power.
1806 Future U.S. President Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel.
1642 From this date all honors granted by Charles I of England are retroactively annulled by Parliament.
1635 Thirty Years' War: The Peace of Prague is signed.
1631 Publication of Gazette de France, the first French newspaper.
1588 The last ship of the Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon heading for the English Channel.
1574 Henry III becomes King of France.
1539 In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal of finding gold.
1536 King Henry VIII of England marries Jane Seymour, a lady-in-waiting to his first two wives.
1510 During the reign of the Zhengde Emperor, Ming dynasty rebel leader Zhu Zhifan is defeated by commander Qiu Yue, ending the Prince of Anhua rebellion.
1434 Hussite Wars: Battle of Lipany: Effectively ending the war, Utraquist forces led by Diviš Bořek of Miletínek defeat and almost annihilate Taborite forces led by Prokop the Great.
1431 Hundred Years' War: In Rouen, France, the 19-year-old Joan of Arc is burned at the stake by an English-dominated tribunal.
1416 The Council of Constance, called by Emperor Sigismund, a supporter of Antipope John XXIII, burns Jerome of Prague following a trial for heresy.
1381 Beginning of the Peasants' Revolt in England.
70 Siege of Jerusalem: Titus and his Roman legions breach the Second Wall of Jerusalem. Jewish defenders retreat to the First Wall. The Romans build a circumvallation, cutting down all trees within fifteen kilometres.
Famous People Born on May 30

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Year Name
1814 Mikhail Bakunin, Russian philosopher and theorist (d. 1876)
1934 Alexei Leonov, Russian general, pilot, and cosmonaut (d. 2019)
1990 Im Yoon-ah, South Korean singer and actress
1957 Mike Clayton, Australian golfer
1909 Jacques Canetti, French music executive and talent agent (d. 1997)
1927 Billy Wilson, Australian rugby league player and coach (d. 1993)
1948 David Thorpe, Australian rules footballer
1961 Harry Enfield, English actor, director, and screenwriter
1976 Margaret Okayo, Kenyan runner
1955 Colm Tóibín, Irish novelist, poet, playwright, and critic
Famous People Deaths On May 30

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Date Name
1472 Jacquetta of Luxembourg, daughter of Pierre de Luxembourg (b. 1416)
531 Xiao Tong, prince of the Liang Dynasty (b. 501)
1770 François Boucher, French painter and set designer (b. 1703)
1947 Georg von Trapp, Austrian captain (b. 1880)
2009 Torsten Andersson, Swedish painter and illustrator (b. 1926)
2012 John Fox, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1957)
1996 Léon-Étienne Duval, French cardinal (b. 1903)
1953 Dooley Wilson, American actor and singer (b. 1886)
1955 Bill Vukovich, American race car driver (b. 1918)
1593 Christopher Marlowe, English poet and playwright (b. 1564)