May 30: Day of the Week
May 30, 2021 is the 150th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 215 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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May 30 Historical Event(s)
- 1434Hussite Wars (Bohemian 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.
- 1815The East Indiaman ship Arniston is wrecked during a storm at Waenhuiskrans, near Cape Agulhas, present-day South Africa, with the loss of 372 lives.
- 1832End of the Hambach Festival in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
- 1842John Francis attempts to murder Queen Victoria as she drives down Constitution Hill, London with Prince Albert.
- 1854The Kansas-Nebraska Act becomes law establishing the US territories of Nebraska and Kansas.
- 1883In New York City, a rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse causes a stampede that crushes twelve people.
- 1922In Washington, D.C. the Lincoln Memorial is dedicated.
- 1925May 30 Movement: Shanghai Municipal Police Force shot 13 protesting workers to death.
- 1966Former Congolese Prime Minister Evariste Kimba and several other politicians are publicly executed in Kinshasa on the orders of President Joseph Mobutu.
- 1966Launch of Surveyor 1 the first US spacecraft to achieve landing on an extraterrestrial body.
Who were born on May 30?
- 1844Félix Arnaudin, French poet and folklorist (d. 1921)
- 1896Howard Hawks, American film director (d. 1977)
- 1901Cornelia Otis Skinner, American writer and actress (d. 1979)
- 1914Akinoumi Setsuo, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 37th Yokozuna (d. 1979)
- 1944Meredith MacRae, American actress (d. 2000)
- 1946Allan Chapman, English historian of science
- 1958Steve Israel, American politician
- 1981Blake Bashoff, American actor
- 1983Jennifer Ellison, English actress, model, singer
- 1987Joyce Cheng, Hong Kong musician, writer, actress and performer
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