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Wednesday 30 May 2018 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • Canary Islands Day in Spain
  • Father's Day in Germany (Vatertag is always celebrated on Ascension Day)
  • Lod Massacre Remembrance Day (Puerto Rico)
  • Mother's Day in Nicaragua

Events

  • 1974 – The Airbus A300 passenger aircraft first enters service.
  • 1963 – 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.
  • 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.
  • 1913 – The Treaty of London is signed, ending the First Balkan War; Albania becomes an independent nation.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 1845 – The Fatel Razack coming from India, lands in the Gulf of Paria in Trinidad and Tobago carrying the first Indians to the country.
  • 1631 – Publication of Gazette de France, the first French newspaper.
  • 1536 – King Henry VIII of England marries Jane Seymour, a lady-in-waiting to his first two wives.
  • AD 70 – Siege of Jerusalem: Titus and his Roman legions breach the Second Wall of Jerusalem. Jewish defenders retreat to the First Wall. The Romans build a circumvallation, cutting down all trees within fifteen kilometres.

Births

  • 1989 – Ailee, Korean-American singer and songwriter
  • 1984 – Jordan Palmer, American football player
  • 1982 – Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (d. 2007)
  • 1981 – Devendra Banhart, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1981 – Remy Ma, American rapper
  • 1979 – Clint Bowyer, American race car driver
  • 1975 – Brian Fair, American singer-songwriter
  • 1975 – Evan Eschmeyer, American basketball player
  • 1975 – Marissa Mayer, American computer scientist and businesswoman
  • 1974 – Big L, American rapper (d. 1999)
  • 1974 – CeeLo Green, American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor
  • 1974 – David Wilkie, American ice hockey player and coach
  • 1972 – Manny Ramirez, Dominican-American baseball player and coach
  • 1971 – Idina Menzel, American singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1967 – Sven Pipien, German-American bass player
  • 1966 – Stephen Malkmus, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1965 – Billy Donovan, American basketball player and coach
  • 1965 – Iginio Straffi, Italian animator and producer, founded Rainbow S.r.l.
  • 1964 – Tom Morello, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
  • 1964 – Wynonna Judd, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actress
  • 1962 – Kevin Eastman, American author and illustrator, co-created the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • 1962 – Tonya Pinkins, American actress and singer
  • 1961 – Bob Yari, Iranian-American director and producer
  • 1958 – Michael López-Alegría, Spanish-American captain, pilot, and astronaut
  • 1958 – Steve Israel, American lawyer and politician
  • 1958 – Ted McGinley, American actor
  • 1956 – Tim Lucas, American author, screenwriter, and critic
  • 1952 – Daniel Grodnik, American screenwriter and producer
  • 1951 – Stephen Tobolowsky, American actor, singer, and director
  • 1949 – P.J. Carlesimo, American basketball player and coach
  • 1948 – Michael Piller, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2005)
  • 1945 – Gladys Horton, American singer (d. 2011)
  • 1944 – Meredith MacRae, American actress (d. 2000)
  • 1944 – Stav Prodromou, Greek-American engineer and businessman
  • 1943 – Gale Sayers, American football player and philanthropist
  • 1940 – Gilles Villemure, Canadian-American ice hockey player
  • 1939 – Michael J. Pollard, American actor
  • 1939 – Tim Waterstone, Scottish businessman, founded Waterstones
  • 1938 – Billie Letts, American author and educator (d. 2014)
  • 1937 – Rick Mather, American-English architect (d. 2013)
  • 1936 – Keir Dullea, American actor
  • 1935 – Ruta Lee, Canadian-American actress and dancer
  • 1932 – Pauline Oliveros, American accordion player and composer (d. 2016)
  • 1931 – Larry Silverstein, American real estate magnate
  • 1930 – Mark Birley, English businessman, founded Annabel's (d. 2007)
  • 1930 – Robert Ryman, American painter
  • 1927 – Clint Walker, American actor and singer
  • 1927 – Joan Birman, American mathematician
  • 1926 – Johnny Gimble, American country/western swing musician (Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys) (d. 2015)
  • 1924 – Anthony Dryden Marshall, American CIA officer and diplomat (d. 2014)
  • 1922 – Hal Clement, American author and educator (d. 2003)
  • 1920 – Franklin J. Schaffner, Japanese-American director and producer (d. 1989)
  • 1918 – Bob Evans, American businessman, founded Bob Evans Restaurants (d. 2007)
  • 1916 – Mort Meskin, American illustrator (d. 1995)
  • 1912 – Joseph Stein, American playwright and author (d. 2010)
  • 1912 – Julius Axelrod, American biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2004)
  • 1912 – Millicent Selsam, American author and academic (d. 1996)
  • 1910 – Harry Bernstein, English-American journalist and author (d. 2011)
  • 1909 – Benny Goodman, American clarinet player, songwriter, and bandleader (d. 1986)
  • 1908 – Mel Blanc, American voice actor (d. 1989)
  • 1903 – Countee Cullen, American poet and author (d. 1946)
  • 1902 – Stepin Fetchit, American actor and dancer (d. 1985)
  • 1901 – Cornelia Otis Skinner, American actress and author (d. 1979)
  • 1899 – Irving Thalberg, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1936)
  • 1896 – Howard Hawks, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1977)
  • 1887 – Alexander Archipenko, Ukrainian-American sculptor and illustrator (d. 1964)
  • 1886 – Randolph Bourne, American theorist and author (d. 1918)
  • 1869 – Grace Andrews, American mathematician (d. 1951)

Deaths

  • 2015 – Beau Biden, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 44th Attorney General of Delaware (b. 1969)
  • 2013 – Larry Jones, American football player and coach (b. 1933)
  • 2012 – Jack Twyman, American basketball player and sportscaster (b. 1934)
  • 2012 – John Fox, American comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1957)
  • 2011 – Clarice Taylor, American actress (b. 1917)
  • 2011 – Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1921)
  • 2006 – Robert Sterling, American actor (b. 1917)
  • 2005 – Alma Ziegler, American baseball player and stenographer (b. 1918)
  • 2000 – Tex Beneke, American saxophonist and bandleader (b. 1914)
  • 1994 – Ezra Taft Benson, American religious leader, 13th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1899)
  • 1994 – Marcel Bich, Italian-French businessman, co-founded Société Bic (b. 1914)
  • 1993 – Sun Ra, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1914)
  • 1986 – Perry Ellis, American fashion designer, founded his own eponymous fashion brand (b. 1940)
  • 1980 – Carl Radle, American bass player and producer (b. 1942)
  • 1976 – Max Carey, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1890)
  • 1975 – Steve Prefontaine, American runner (b. 1951)
  • 1975 – Tatsuo Shimabuku, Japanese martial artist, founded Isshin-ryū (b. 1908)
  • 1967 – Claude Rains, English-American actor (b. 1889)
  • 1964 – Eddie Sachs, American race car driver (b. 1927)
  • 1964 – Leó Szilárd, Hungarian-American physicist and engineer (b. 1898)
  • 1955 – Bill Vukovich, American race car driver (b. 1918)
  • 1953 – Dooley Wilson, American actor and singer (b. 1886)
  • 1951 – Hermann Broch, Austrian-American author (b. 1886)
  • 1939 – Floyd Roberts, American race car driver (b. 1904)
  • 1912 – Wilbur Wright, American pilot and businessman, co-founded the Wright Company (b. 1867)
  • 1911 – Milton Bradley, American businessman, founded the Milton Bradley Company (b. 1836)
  • 1892 – Mary Hannah Gray Clarke, American author, correspondent, and poet (b. 1835)
  • 1865 – John Catron, American lawyer and judge (b. 1786)
  • 1670 – John Davenport, English minister, co-founded the New Haven Colony (b. 1597)
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