May 30 is the 150th day of the year. There are 215 days remaining until the end of the year.
+1806 – Future U.S. President Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel.
+1883 – In New York City, a stampede on the recently opened Brooklyn Bridge killed twelve people.
+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.
+1922 – The Lincoln Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C..
+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.
( Births )
+1908 – Mel Blanc, American voice actor (d. 1989)
+1909 – Benny Goodman, American clarinet player, songwriter, and bandleader (d. 1986)
+1918 – Bob Evans, American businessman, founded Bob Evans Restaurants (d. 2007)
+1943 – Gale Sayers, American football player and philanthropist