May 30th-This Day In History

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May 30 is the 150th day of the year. There are 215 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).

+ 1806 – Future U.S. President Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel.

+ 1868 – 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).

+ 1922 – The Lincoln Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C..

( Births )

+ 1908 – Mel Blanc, American voice actor (d. 1989)

+ 1918 – Bob Evans, American businessman, founded Bob Evans Restaurants (d. 2007)

+ 1943 – Gale Sayers, American football player and philanthropist

+ 1964 – Wynonna Judd, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress

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