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30th of May 0070 EVENT Siege of Jerusalem: Titus and his Roman legions breach the Second Wall of Jerusalem. The Jewish defenders retreat to the First Wall. The Romans build a circumvallation, cutting down all trees within fifteen kilometres.
30th of May 1416 EVENT The Council of Constance, called by the Emperor Sigismund, a supporter of Antipope John XXIII, burns Jerome of Prague following a trial for heresy.
30th of May 1431 EVENT Hundred Years' War: in Rouen, France, 19-year-old Joan of Arc is burned at the stake by an English-dominated tribunal. Because of this the Catholic Church remember this day as the celebration of Saint Joan of Arc.
30th of May 1434 EVENT Hussite Wars (Bohemian Wars): Battle of Lipany : effectively ending the war, Utraquist forces led by Divis Borek of Miletinek defeat and almost annihilate Taborite forces led by Prokop the Great.
30th of May 1536 EVENT King Henry VIII of England marries Jane Seymour, a lady-in-waiting to his first two wives.
30th of May 1539 EVENT In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal of finding gold.
30th of May 1574 EVENT Henry III becomes King of France.
30th of May 1588 EVENT The last ship of the Spanish Armada sets sail from Lisbon heading for the English Channel.
30th of May 1631 EVENT Publication of La Gazette, first French newspaper.
30th of May 1635 EVENT Thirty Years' War: the Peace of Prague (1635) is signed.
30th of May 1642 EVENT From this date all honours granted by Charles I are retrospectively annulled by Parliament.
30th of May 1806 EVENT Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel after Dickinson had accused Jackson's wife of bigamy.
30th of May 1814 EVENT Napoleonic Wars: War of the Sixth Coalition : the Treaty of Paris (1814) is signed returning French borders to their 1792 extent. Napoleon Bonaparte is exiled to Elba.
30th of May 1815 EVENT The East Indiaman ship Arniston is wrecked during a storm at Waenhuiskrans, near Cape Agulhas, present-day South Africa, with the loss of 372 lives.
30th of May 1832 EVENT End of the Hambach Festival in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
30th of May 1832 EVENT The Rideau Canal in eastern Ontario is opened.
30th of May 1834 EVENT Joaquim Antonio de Aguiar issue a law extinguishing "all convents, monasteries, colleges, hospices and any other houses of the regular religious orders", earning him the nickname of "The Friar-Killer".
30th of May 1842 EVENT John Francis attempts to murder Queen Victoria as she drives down Constitution Hill, London with Prince Albert.
30th of May 1854 EVENT The Kansas-Nebraska Act becomes law establishing the US territories of Nebraska and Kansas.
30th of May 1859 EVENT Westminster's Big Ben rang for the first time in London.
30th of May 1868 EVENT Decoration Day (the predecessor of the modern "Memorial Day") is observed in the United States for the first time (By "Commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic" John A. Logan's proclamation on May 5).
30th of May 1871 EVENT The Paris Commune falls.
30th of May 1876 EVENT Ottoman sultan Abd-ul-Aziz is deposed and succeeded by his nephew Murat V.
30th of May 1879 EVENT New York City's Gilmores Garden is renamed Madison Square Garden by William Henry Vanderbilt and is opened to the public at 26th Street and Madison Avenue.
30th of May 1883 EVENT In New York City, a rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse causes a stampede that crushes twelve people.
30th of May 1899 EVENT Female Old West outlaw Pearl Hart robs a stage coach 30 miles southeast of Globe, Arizona.
30th of May 1911 EVENT 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.
30th of May 1913 EVENT First Balkan War: the Treaty of London, 1913 is signed ending the war. Albania becomes an independent nation.
30th of May 1914 EVENT The new and then largest Cunard ocean liner RMS Aquitania, 45,647 tons, sets sails on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
30th of May 1917 EVENT Alexander I becomes king of Greece.
30th of May 1922 EVENT In Washington, D.C. the Lincoln Memorial is dedicated.
30th of May 1925 EVENT May 30 Movement: Shanghai Municipal Police Force shot 13 protesting workers to death.
30th of May 1941 EVENT World War II: Manolis Glezos and Apostolos Santas climb on the Athenian Acropolis, tear down the Nazi swastika.
30th of May 1942 EVENT World War II: 1000 British bombers launch a 90-minute attack on Cologne, Germany.
30th of May 1948 EVENT A dike along the flooding Columbia River breaks, obliterating Vanport, Oregon within minutes. Fifteen people die and tens of thousands are left homeless.
30th of May 1958 EVENT 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.
30th of May 1959 EVENT The Auckland Harbour Bridge, crossing the Waitemata Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand, is officially opened by Governor-General Lord Cobham.
30th of May 1961 EVENT Long time Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo is assassinated in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
30th of May 1963 EVENT 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.
30th of May 1966 EVENT Former Congolese Prime Minister Evariste Kimba and several other politicians are publicly executed in Kinshasa on the orders of President Joseph Mobutu.
30th of May 1966 EVENT launch of Surveyor 1 the first US spacecraft to achieve landing on an extraterrestrial body.
30th of May 1967 EVENT The Nigerian Eastern Region declares independence as the Republic of Biafra, sparking a civil war.
30th of May 1968 EVENT 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-Elysees in Paris. This is the turning point of May 1968 in France.
30th of May 1971 EVENT Mariner program: Mariner 9 is launched to map 70% of the surface, and to study temporal changes in the atmosphere and surface, of Mars.
30th of May 1972 EVENT The Angry Brigade goes on trial over a series of 25 bombings throughout Britain.
30th of May 1972 EVENT In Tel Aviv members of the Japanese Red Army carry out the Lod Airport Massacre, killing 24 people and injuring 78 others.
30th of May 1989 EVENT Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: the 33-foot high "Goddess of Democracy" statue is unveiled in Tiananmen Square by student demonstrators.
30th of May 1998 EVENT A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.
30th of May 1998 EVENT Nuclear Testing: Pakistan conducts an underground test in the Kharan Desert. It is reported to be a plutonium device with yield of 20kt.
30th of May 2002 EVENT 272 days after the September 11 attacks, closing ceremonies are held for the clean up/recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site in New York City. The last remaining steel beam is removed and transported to the Fresh Kills Landfill in Staten Island.
30th of May 2003 EVENT 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 fled the scene, but is arrested soon afterwards.
30th of May 1010 BIRTHDAY Emperor Renzong of China (d. 1063)
30th of May 1423 BIRTHDAY Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1461)
30th of May 1623 BIRTHDAY John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater, English politician (d. 1686)
30th of May 1653 BIRTHDAY Claudia Felicitas of Austria, Empress consort of Germany (d. 1676)
30th of May 1713 BIRTHDAY Princess Caroline Elizabeth of Great Britain (d. 1757)
30th of May 1718 BIRTHDAY Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire, English politician (d. 1793)
30th of May 1719 BIRTHDAY Roger Newdigate, English politician (d. 1806)
30th of May 1757 BIRTHDAY Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth, British statesman (d. 1844)
30th of May 1768 BIRTHDAY Karl Friedrich Naumann, German mineralogist and geologist (d. 1873)
30th of May 1768 BIRTHDAY Etienne Marie Antoine Champion de Nansouty, French cavalry commander (d. 1815)
30th of May 1800 BIRTHDAY Henri-Marie-Gaston Boisnormand de Bonnechose French archbishop of Rouen and senator (d. 1883)
30th of May 1814 BIRTHDAY Mikhail Bakunin, Russian anarchist (d. 1876)
30th of May 1814 BIRTHDAY Eugene Charles Catalan, Belgian mathematician (d. 1894)
30th of May 1819 BIRTHDAY William McMurdo, British army officer (d. 1894)
30th of May 1820 BIRTHDAY Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, French Canadian politician (d. 1890)
30th of May 1844 BIRTHDAY Felix Arnaudin, French poet and folklorist (d. 1921)
30th of May 1845 BIRTHDAY King Amadeo I of Spain (d. 1890)
30th of May 1846 BIRTHDAY Peter Carl Faberge, Russian goldsmith and jeweler (d. 1920)
30th of May 1858 BIRTHDAY Siegfried Alkan, German composer (d. 1941)
30th of May 1871 BIRTHDAY Olga Engl, Austrian actress (d. 1946)
30th of May 1874 BIRTHDAY Ernest Duchesne, French physician (d. 1912)
30th of May 1875 BIRTHDAY Giovanni Gentile, Italian philosopher (d. 1944)
30th of May 1878 BIRTHDAY Mike Donlin, American baseball player (d. 1933)
30th of May 1879 BIRTHDAY Colin Blythe, English cricketer (d. 1917)
30th of May 1881 BIRTHDAY Georg von Kuchler, German field marshal (d. 1968)
30th of May 1882 BIRTHDAY Wyndham Halswelle, Scottish runner (d. 1915)
30th of May 1886 BIRTHDAY Randolph Bourne, American writer (d. 1918)
30th of May 1887 BIRTHDAY Alexander Archipenko, Ukrainian artist (d. 1964)
30th of May 1890 BIRTHDAY Roger Salengro, French politician (d. 1936)
30th of May 1892 BIRTHDAY Fernando Amorsolo, Filipino painter (d. 1972)
30th of May 1895 BIRTHDAY Maurice Tate, English cricketer (d. 1956)
30th of May 1896 BIRTHDAY Howard Hawks, American film director (d. 1977)
30th of May 1899 BIRTHDAY Irving Thalberg, American film producer (d. 1936)
30th of May 1901 BIRTHDAY Cornelia Otis Skinner, American writer and actress (d. 1979)
30th of May 1902 BIRTHDAY Stepin Fetchit, American dancer and actor (d. 1985)
30th of May 1906 BIRTHDAY Bruno Groning, German mystic (d. 1959)
30th of May 1907 BIRTHDAY Elly Beinhorn, German pilot (d. 2007)
30th of May 1907 BIRTHDAY Germaine Tillion, French anthropologist, member of French Resistance (d. 2008)
30th of May 1908 BIRTHDAY Hannes Alfven, Swedish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)
30th of May 1908 BIRTHDAY Mel Blanc, American voice actor (d. 1989)
30th of May 1909 BIRTHDAY Benny Goodman, American clarinetist and bandleader (d. 1986)
30th of May 1909 BIRTHDAY Jacques Canetti, French talent-spotter (d. 1997)
30th of May 1910 BIRTHDAY Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d. 1978)
30th of May 1910 BIRTHDAY Inge Meysel, German actress (d. 2004)
30th of May 1910 BIRTHDAY Harry Bernstein, British-born American writer
30th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Erich Bagge, German physicist (d. 1996)
30th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Julius Axelrod, American biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004)
30th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Hugh Griffith, Welsh actor (d. 1980)
30th of May 1912 BIRTHDAY Joseph Stein, American playwright (d. 2010)
30th of May 1914 BIRTHDAY Akinoumi Setsuo, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 37th Yokozuna (d. 1979)
30th of May 1916 BIRTHDAY Justin Catayee, French politician (d. 1962)
30th of May 1918 BIRTHDAY Guadalupe "Pita" Amor, Mexican poet (d. 2000)
30th of May 1918 BIRTHDAY Bob Evans, American restaurateur (d. 2007)
30th of May 1919 BIRTHDAY Rene Barrientos, President of Bolivia (d. 1969)
30th of May 1920 BIRTHDAY Franklin Schaffner, American film director (d. 1989)
30th of May 1922 BIRTHDAY Hal Clement, American writer (d. 2003)
30th of May 1926 BIRTHDAY Christine Jorgensen, American transsexual activist (d. 1989)
30th of May 1927 BIRTHDAY Clint Walker, American actor
30th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Agnes Varda, French director
30th of May 1928 BIRTHDAY Pro Hart, Australian artist (d. 2006)
30th of May 1929 BIRTHDAY Georges Gilson, French Catholic bishop
30th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Mark Birley, British nightclub owner (d. 2007)
30th of May 1930 BIRTHDAY Robert Ryman, American painter
30th of May 1932 BIRTHDAY Pauline Oliveros, American composer and accordionist
30th of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Aleksei Leonov, Russian cosmonaut
30th of May 1934 BIRTHDAY Alketas Panagoulias, Greek footballer and coach
30th of May 1935 BIRTHDAY Lee Gunther, American television producer and editor (d. 1998)
30th of May 1936 BIRTHDAY Ruta Lee, Canadian actress
30th of May 1936 BIRTHDAY Keir Dullea, American actor
30th of May 1937 BIRTHDAY Harry Statham, American basketball coach
30th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Michael J. Pollard, American actor
30th of May 1939 BIRTHDAY Dieter Quester, Austrian racing driver
30th of May 1940 BIRTHDAY Gilles Villemure, Canadian ice hockey player
30th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY James Chaney, American civil rights activist (d. 1964)
30th of May 1943 BIRTHDAY Gale Sayers, American football player
30th of May 1944 BIRTHDAY Meredith MacRae, American actress (d. 2000)
30th of May 1944 BIRTHDAY Stav Prodromou, American technology executive
30th of May 1945 BIRTHDAY Norman Eshley, English actor
30th of May 1946 BIRTHDAY Allan Chapman, English historian of science
30th of May 1947 BIRTHDAY Jocelyne Bourassa, French Canadian golfer
30th of May 1948 BIRTHDAY Michael Piller, American screenwriter (d. 2005)
30th of May 1949 BIRTHDAY P.J. Carlesimo, American basketball coach
30th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Bertrand Delanoe, French politician
30th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Dann Glenn, American Guitarist and Composer
30th of May 1950 BIRTHDAY Paresh Rawal, Indian actor
30th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Zdravko Colic, Yugoslav-Bosnian singer
30th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Fernando Lugo, Paraguayan politician
30th of May 1951 BIRTHDAY Stephen Tobolowsky, American actor
30th of May 1953 BIRTHDAY Colm Meaney, Irish actor
30th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Topper Headon, British musician (The Clash)
30th of May 1955 BIRTHDAY Jake "The Snake" Roberts, American wrestler
30th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Marie Fredriksson, Swedish singer and songwriter (Roxette)
30th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Steve Israel, American politician
30th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Ted McGinley, American actor
30th of May 1958 BIRTHDAY Michael Lopez-Alegria, Spanish American astronaut
30th of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Frank Vanhecke, Belgian politician
30th of May 1959 BIRTHDAY Phil Brown, English football manager (Hull City)
30th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Harry Enfield, British comedian
30th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Bob Yari, Iranian-born American film producer
30th of May 1961 BIRTHDAY Ralph Carter, American actor
30th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Kevin Eastman, American comic book creator (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
30th of May 1962 BIRTHDAY Tonya Pinkins, American actress
30th of May 1963 BIRTHDAY Helen Sharman, British chemist, the first Briton in space
30th of May 1963 BIRTHDAY Elise Lucet, French journalist and television host
30th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Wynonna Judd, American country singer
30th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Andrea Montermini, Italian racing driver
30th of May 1964 BIRTHDAY Tom Morello, American guitarist (Audioslave, Rage Against the Machine)
30th of May 1965 BIRTHDAY Billy Donovan, American college basketball coach
30th of May 1966 BIRTHDAY Stephen Malkmus, American musician (Pavement)
30th of May 1967 BIRTHDAY Tim Burgess, English singer (The Charlatans)
30th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Zacarias Moussaoui, French convicted terrorist
30th of May 1968 BIRTHDAY Kelley Armstrong, Canadian author
30th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Naomi Kawase, Japanese film director
30th of May 1969 BIRTHDAY Ryuhei Kitamura, Japanese filmmaker
30th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Flora Chan, Hong Kong television actress
30th of May 1970 BIRTHDAY Ness Wadia, Indian industrialist
30th of May 1971 BIRTHDAY Idina Menzel, American actress and singer
30th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Soichiro Hoshi, Japanese seiyuu
30th of May 1972 BIRTHDAY Manny Ramirez, Dominican Republic baseball player
30th of May 1973 BIRTHDAY Leigh Francis, British comedian
30th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Cee-Lo Green, American musician
30th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Big L, American rapper (d. 1999)
30th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY David Wilkie, American ice hockey player
30th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Konstantinos Chalkias, Greek footballer
30th of May 1974 BIRTHDAY Shin Ha-kyun, South Korean actor
30th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Brian Fair, American singer
30th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Evan Eschmeyer, American basketball player
30th of May 1975 BIRTHDAY Andrew Farrell, English rugby league and union footballer
30th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Rasho Nesterovic, Slovenian basketball player
30th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Magnus Norman, Swedish tennis player
30th of May 1976 BIRTHDAY Margaret Okayo, Kenyan athlete
30th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Akwa, Angolan footballer
30th of May 1977 BIRTHDAY Rachael Stirling, British actress
30th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Eric Searle American Musician
30th of May 1978 BIRTHDAY Lyoto Machida, Brazilian mixed martial artist
30th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Mike Bishai, Canadian ice hockey player
30th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Kugimiya Rie, Japanese seiyuu (voice actress)
30th of May 1979 BIRTHDAY Clint Bowyer, American NASCAR driver
30th of May 1980 BIRTHDAY Steven Gerrard, English footballer
30th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Devendra Banhart, American singer and songwriter
30th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Ahmad Elrich, Australian footballer
30th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Blake Bashoff, American actor
30th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Gianmaria Bruni, Italian racing driver
30th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Lars M?ller Madsen, Danish handball player
30th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Remy Ma, American rapper
30th of May 1981 BIRTHDAY Hisanori Takada, Japanese footballer
30th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (d. 2007)
30th of May 1982 BIRTHDAY James Simpson-Daniel, English rugby player
30th of May 1983 BIRTHDAY Jennifer Ellison, English actress, model, singer
30th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Jordan Palmer, American football player
30th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Matt Maguire, Australian rules footballer
30th of May 1984 BIRTHDAY Sham Kwok Fai, Hong Kong footballer
30th of May 1987 BIRTHDAY Joyce Cheng, Hong Kong musician, writer, actress and performer
30th of May 1988 BIRTHDAY Antonio Winterstein, Australian rugby league footballer
30th of May 1989 BIRTHDAY Kevin Covais, American singer
30th of May 1990 BIRTHDAY Dean Collins, American actor
30th of May 1990 BIRTHDAY Yoona (Im Yoon-a), South Korean singer (Girls' Generation)
30th of May 1159 DEATH Wladislaus II the Exile of Poland (Born 1105)
30th of May 1252 DEATH King Ferdinand III of Castile (Born 1199)
30th of May 1416 DEATH Jerome of Prague, Czech theologian (Born 1379)
30th of May 1431 DEATH Joan of Arc, French military figure and Catholic saint (Born 1412)
30th of May 1434 DEATH Prokop the Great, Hussite general
30th of May 1469 DEATH Lope de Barrientos, Spanish bishop (Born 1382)
30th of May 1574 DEATH King Charles IX of France (Born 1550)
30th of May 1576 DEATH Harada Naomasa, Japanese retainer and samurai
30th of May 1593 DEATH Christopher Marlowe, English playwright (Born 1564)
30th of May 1640 DEATH Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter (Born 1577)
30th of May 1696 DEATH Henry Capell, 1st Baron Capell, First Lord of the British Admiralty (Born 1638)
30th of May 1712 DEATH Andrea Lanzani, Italian painter of the Baroque period (Born c. 1645)
30th of May 1718 DEATH Arnold Joost van Keppel, 1st Earl of Albemarle, Dutch noble (Born 1670)
30th of May 1730 DEATH Arabella Churchill, English mistress of James II of England (Born 1648)
30th of May 1744 DEATH Alexander Pope, English writer (Born 1688)
30th of May 1770 DEATH Francois Boucher, French painter (Born 1703)
30th of May 1778 DEATH Voltaire, French philosopher and author (Born 1694)
30th of May 1829 DEATH Philibert Jean-Baptiste Curial, French military figure (Born 1774)
30th of May 1832 DEATH James Mackintosh, Scottish jurist, politician and historian (Born 1765)
30th of May 1865 DEATH John Catron, American jurist (Born 1786)
30th of May 1868 DEATH Okita Soji, Japanese law enforcement figure (Born 1823)
30th of May 1901 DEATH Victor D'Hondt, Belgian mathematician (Born 1841)
30th of May 1911 DEATH Milton Bradley, American game pioneer (Born 1836)
30th of May 1912 DEATH Wilbur Wright, American aviatior (Born 1867)
30th of May 1918 DEATH Georgi Plekhanov, Russian Marxist theoretician (Born 1856)
30th of May 1925 DEATH Arthur Moeller van den Bruck, German historian (Born 1876)
30th of May 1926 DEATH Vladimir Steklov, Russian physicist (Born 1864)
30th of May 1934 DEATH Togo Heihachiro, Japanese admiral (Born 1848)
30th of May 1939 DEATH Floyd Roberts, American race care driver (Born 1904)
30th of May 1941 DEATH King Prajadhipok of Thailand (Born 1893)
30th of May 1946 DEATH Louis Slotin, Canadian scientist (Born 1910)
30th of May 1947 DEATH Georg Ludwig von Trapp, Austrian submarine commander (Born 1880)
30th of May 1948 DEATH Jozsef Klekl, Slovene politician (Born 1874)
30th of May 1949 DEATH Emmanuel Celestin Suhard, French Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church (Born 1874)
30th of May 1951 DEATH Hermann Broch, Austrian author (Born 1886)
30th of May 1953 DEATH Dooley Wilson, American musician and actor (Born 1886)
30th of May 1955 DEATH Bill Vukovich, American race care driver (Born 1918)
30th of May 1960 DEATH Boris Pasternak, Russian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1890)
30th of May 1961 DEATH Rafael Leonidas Trujillo, Dominican Republic dictator (Born 1891)
30th of May 1964 DEATH Dave MacDonald, American auto racer (Born 1936)
30th of May 1964 DEATH Eddie Sachs, American auto racer (Born 1927)
30th of May 1964 DEATH Leo Szilard, Hungarian nuclear physicist (Born 1898)
30th of May 1965 DEATH Louis Hjelmslev, Danish linguist (Born 1899)
30th of May 1967 DEATH Claude Rains, English actor (Born 1889)
30th of May 1967 DEATH Georg Wilhelm Pabst, Austrian film director (Born1885)
30th of May 1971 DEATH Marcel Dupre, French organist and composer (Born 1886)
30th of May 1975 DEATH Steve Prefontaine, American distance runner (Born 1951)
30th of May 1975 DEATH Michel Simon, French actor (Born 1895)
30th of May 1975 DEATH Tatsuo Shimabuku, Japanese martial artist (Born 1908)
30th of May 1976 DEATH Max Carey, American baseball player (Born 1890)
30th of May 1980 DEATH Carl Radle, American bass guitarist (Born 1942)
30th of May 1981 DEATH Don Ashby, Canadian ice hockey player (Born 1955)
30th of May 1981 DEATH Ziaur Rahman, Bangladeshi statesman (Born 1936)
30th of May 1986 DEATH Perry Ellis, American fashion designer (Born 1940)
30th of May 1988 DEATH Robert O'Reilly, Australian singer (Born 1940)
30th of May 1993 DEATH Sun Ra, American musician (Born 1914)
30th of May 1994 DEATH Ezra Taft Benson, American religious figure (Born 1899)
30th of May 1994 DEATH Marcel Bich, French industrialist (Born 1914)
30th of May 1994 DEATH Agostino Di Bartolomei, Italian footballer (Born 1955)
30th of May 1995 DEATH Lofty England, English automotive engineer (Born 1911)
30th of May 1995 DEATH Ted Drake, English footballer (Born 1912)
30th of May 1995 DEATH Bobby Stokes, English footballer (Born 1951)
30th of May 1996 DEATH Leon-Etienne Duval, French Roman Catholic Cardinal (Born 1903)
30th of May 2000 DEATH Tex Beneke, American bandleader and musician (Born 1914)
30th of May 2000 DEATH Doris Hare, Welsh actress (Born 1905)
30th of May 2003 DEATH Mickie Most, English record producer (Born 1938)
30th of May 2005 DEATH Tomasz Pacynski, Polish writer (Born 1958)
30th of May 2005 DEATH Alma Ziegler, American baseball player [AAGPBL] (Born 1918)
30th of May 2005 DEATH Fazal Mahmood, Pakistani cricketer (Born 1927)
30th of May 2006 DEATH Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (Born 1926)
30th of May 2006 DEATH David Lloyd, New Zealand biologist (Born 1938)
30th of May 2006 DEATH Robert Sterling, American actor (Born 1917)
30th of May 2007 DEATH Gunturu Seshendra Sarma, Indian poet (Born1927)
30th of May 2007 DEATH Jean-Claude Brialy, French actor and author (Born 1933)
30th of May 2008 DEATH Noel Moore, British civil servant (Born 1928)
30th of May 2008 DEATH Lorenzo Odone, American medical figure (Born 1978)
30th of May 2008 DEATH Auguste Legros, French politician (Born1922)
30th of May 2009 DEATH Torsten Andersson, Swedish painter (Born 1926)
30th of May 2010 DEATH Duff Roblin, Canadian politician (Born 1917)
30th of May 2010 DEATH Joan Rhodes, British performer and stuntwoman (Born 1921)
30th of May 2010 DEATH Peter Orlovsky, American poet (Born 1933)