On This Day: May 30th
This is 151st day of the year and 215 days remain in the year.
Joan of Arc was burned at the stake as a heretic.
The first Indianapolis 500 was won by Ray Harroun.
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 BirthdaysCountee CullenPronunciation: [koun´tE´]
1903–46, American poet, born in New York City
Gale Sayersfootball player
Irving G. Thalbergmovie executive
Seton Howard Frederick Lloydarchaeologist