May 30 Holidays

May 30 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | May 30 Calendar

May 30th Daily Holidays include:

  • International Hug Your Cat Day
  • Loomis Day
  • My Bucket’s Got a Hole In It Day
  • National Creativity Day
  • National Mint Julep Day
  • Water a Flower Day
  • World MS Day (Multiple Sclerosis)

May 30: Famous Birthdays

  • May 30, 1908 – Mel Blanc, American voice actor (The Bugs Bunny Show, Barney Rubble & Dino on The Flintstones)
  • May 30, 1909 – Benny Goodman, American jazz and swing musician, clarinet player, and bandleader known as the “King of Swing”
  • May 30, 1962 – Kevin Eastman, American author and illustrator who co-created the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • May 30, 1964 – Wynonna Judd, American singer, songwriter and actress (The Judds)

May 30: Historical Events

  • May 30, AD 70 – Titus and his Roman soldiers breach the Second Wall of Jerusalem forcing the Jewish defenders to retreat to the First Wall.
  • May 30, 1431 – 19 year old Joan of Arch is burned at the stake in Rouen, France
  • May 30, 1631 – The first French newspaper Gazette de France is published
  • May 30, 1806 – Prior to becoming US President in 1829, Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel
  • May 30, 1854 – The US territories of kansas and Nebraska are established with the Kansas-Nebraska Act
  • May 30, 1868 – Decoration Day is observed in the U.S. for the first time by a proclamation on May 5. This was a predecessor the our current Memorial Day
  • May 30, 1922 – The Lincoln Memorial is dedicated in Washington D.C.
  • May 30, 1948 – A dike on the Columbia River breaks and floods Vanport, Oregon within minutes, killing fifteen people and leaving tens of thousands homeless
  • May 30, 1958 – The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is established in Arlington National Cemetery when the the remains of two American serviceman killed in action in World War II and the Korean War are buried
  • May 30, 1959 – The Auckland Harbour Bridge in Auckland, New Zealand, is officially opened
  • May 30, 1974 – The Airbus A300 aircraft enters service

May 30: Music Events

  • May 30, 1964 – Love Me Do from The Beatles hits #1
  • May 30, 1968 – The Beatles start recording their White Album
  • May 30, 1970 – Everything is Beautiful by Ray Stevens hits #1
  • May 30, 2000 – The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem’s second major-label album sells 1.76 million copies in its debut week, become the fastest-selling rap album ever

May 30: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for May 30 is Gemini.

May Birthstone:

What is the May Birthstone? Emerald

As the birthstone for May, the emerald, a symbol of rebirth, is believed to grant the owner foresight, good fortune, and youth.


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