On This Day: May 30th

This is 151st day of the year and 215 days remain in the year.

in history
Joan of Arc was burned at the stake as a heretic.
King Henry VIII of England married his 3rd wife, Jane Seymour, 11 days after he had his 2nd wife, Anne Boleyn executed.
The first Indianapolis 500 was won by Ray Harroun.
The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, was dedicated by Chief Justice William Howard Taft.
An earthquake in Northern Afghanistan (and subsequent aftershocks) killed an estimated 5,000 and injured at least 1,500. A quake on Feb. 4 in the same area had killed about 2,300.
May 30 Birthdays
Countee CullenPronunciation: [koun´tE´]
1903–46, American poet, born in New York City
Mel Blancactor
Benny Goodmanmusician
Gale Sayersfootball player
Irving G. Thalbergmovie executive
Seton Howard Frederick Lloydarchaeologist
Alexander Archipenkosculptor

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