May 30th: What is special about this date?

May 30th marks the 150th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 151st in case of leap years). There are 215 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on May 30th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to May 30th and what happened on May 30th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about May 30th.


May 30th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On May 30th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Benny Goodman
    Benny Goodman (1909)

    Benny goodman was a renowned american jazz clarinetist and bandleader, known as the 'king of swing' for popularizing the swing music genre.

  • Idina Menzel
    Idina Menzel (1971)

    Idina menzel is an american singer and actress known for her roles in broadway musicals and for voicing elsa in the animated film frozen.

  • Ted McGinley
    Ted McGinley (1958)

    Ted mcginley is an american actor known for his roles in popular tv shows such as happy days, married.

  • Mark Sheppard
    Mark Sheppard (1964)

    Mark sheppard is a british-american actor known for his roles in tv shows such as supernatural, battlestar galactica, and doctor who.

  • Agnès Varda
    Agnès Varda (1928)

    Belgian film director jacques demy is married to another director jacques demy.

  • Jennifer Ellison
    Jennifer Ellison (1983)

    English singer, model, actress.

  • Mel Blanc
    Mel Blanc (1908)

    American voiceover king and provider of voices on over 3,000 cartoons featuring nearly 400 characters.

  • Ruta Lee
    Ruta Lee (1936)

    Canadian-american actress and dancer who has appeared in more than 300 tv roles.

  • Keir Dullea
    Keir Dullea (1936)

    American actor.

  • Clint Walker
    Clint Walker (1927)

    American actor.

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May 30th: who died on this date?

On May 30th the following celebrities died:

  • Jean-Claude Brialy
    Jean-Claude Brialy (2007)

    Aumale, algeria -- actor.

  • Ella Raines
    Ella Raines (1988)

    Actress (uncle harry runaround, impact), is killed at 66.

  • Joan Lorring
    Joan Lorring (2014)

    Hong kong-american actress, singer (d. 2014.

  • Clarice Taylor
    Clarice Taylor (2011)

    Virginia, united states -- actress.

  • Claude Rains
    Claude Rains (1967)

    Actor (invisible man) dies at 77.

  • Robert Sterling
    Robert Sterling (2006)

    Newcastle, pennsylvania -- actor (george kirby adventures of topper).

  • Andrew Huxley (2012)

    English physiologist and biophysicist, nobel prize laureate (b. 1917).

  • Boris Pasternak (1960)

    Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator, nobel prize laureate (b. 1890).

  • Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (2011)

    American physicist and academic, nobel prize laureate (b. 1921).

  • Marcel Bich (1994)

    Italian entrepreneur and founder of the bic company, he also served as director from 1950 to 1993.

  • See all famous people who died on May 30th


May 30th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On May 30th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Gemini according to the Western Zodiac.

Gemini zodiac sign

May 30th: what is special about the Gemini sign?

The Gemini sign encompasses people born between May 21st and June 20th.

You can discover Gemini's personality traits and attitude and Gemini's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Gemini born in May discover why May born are so special.


May 30th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on May 30th in history:

  • May 30, 1903: 28th Preakness: W Gannon aboard Flocarline wins in 1:44.8.
  • May 30, 1906: 40th Belmont Stakes: Lucien Lyne aboard Burgomaster wins in 2:20.
  • May 30, 1938: Poland who had its eyes on the Teschen region of Czechoslovakia was reassured by Rumania that it would block any attempt by the Soviet Union to come to the aid of the Czechs in the event of a Polish invasion.
  • May 30, 1941: English Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government.
  • May 30, 1949: East Germans constitution approved
  • May 30, 1958: Unidentified American soldiers killed in WWII and Korean War buried in Arlington, Virginia, USA.
  • May 30, 1968: Beatles begin work on their only double album Beatles
  • May 30, 1969: Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:08:33.6) at Antwerp, Belgium.
  • May 30, 1974: NASA's ATS-6 satellite is launched.
  • May 30, 2009: To win the 2009 Super 14 rugby union championship, the South Africa Bulls beat New Zealand Chiefs.
  • May 30, 2016: Iraqi civil War (2014-present). At least 24 people have been killed in a series attacks in and around Baghdad. ISIL claimed responsibility. (ABC News, (AP)Operation Breaking Terrorism - Iraqi forces reportedly enter Fallujah. Tens of thousands are trapped in the city. (USA Today),
  • May 30, 2017: Iraqi Civil War: Al-Faqma ice-cream parlor bombing: 13 people are killed and 24 injured in a car bomb explosion at a popular ice-cream parlor in central Baghdad. The attack was claimed by ISIL.

What day of the year is May 30th?

May 30th marks the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 151st in case of leap years).

There are 215 days remaining until the end of the year.

May 30th is the 30th day of the month of May.

What day of the week is May 30th, 2024?

On May 30th, 2024 the day of the week is Thursday.

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