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Thursday, May 30, 2013

May 30 - The Day in History

May 30 : General Interest
1431 : Joan of Arc martyred

At Rouen in English-controlled Normandy, Joan of Arc, the peasant girl who became the savior of France, is burned at the stake for heresy... read more

American Revolution
1806 : Patriot and future President Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson

1911 : First Indianapolis 500 held

Civil War
1862 : Confederates evacuate Corinth, Mississippi

Cold War
1990 : Gorbachev arrives in Washington for summit

1997 : Jonathan Levin is tortured and killed by his former student

1927 : Waters of Kentucky River peak

General Interest
1806 : Andrew Jackson wins duel
1868 : Civil War dead honored on Decoration Day
1967 : Republic of Biafra proclaimed
1971 : Mariner 9 departs for Mars

2008 : Sex and the City movie released

1593 : Christopher Marlowe killed in tavern brawl

1963 : Lesley Gore sings "It's My Party" on American Bandstand

Old West
1899 : Pearl Hart holds up an Arizona stagecoach

1806 : Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in duel
1922 : Former President Taft dedicates Lincoln Memorial

1911 : First Indianapolis 500 is run

Vietnam War
1966 : U.S. aircraft carry out new raids
1969 : Thieu vows never to agree to a coalition government

World War I
1913 : The First Balkan War ends

World War II
1942 : Brits bombard Cologne in Operation Millennium


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