May 30 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
National Creativity Day - Weird
National Water a Flower Day - Weird
National Hole In My Bucket Day - Weird
National Mint Julep Day - Weird
Loomis Day - Weird
Harvest Festival Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Anguilla Day Multiple [Show] Public holiday
Mothers' Day Nicaragua Observance
Indian Arrival Day Trinidad and tobago Public holiday
Day of the Canary Islands Spain (Canary Islands) Local holiday

Historical Events on May 30

  • 1574: Henry III is crowned the King of France.
  • 1588: The Spanish Armada’s last ship sets sail from Lisbon.
  • 1631: The first French newspaper is published on this day: The Gazette de France.
  • 1635: The Peace of Prague is signed during the 30 Years War.
  • 1806: Andrew Jackson Kills Charles Dickinson in a duel.
  • 1814: The Treaty of Paris is signed during the War of the Sixth Coalition.
  • 1814: Napoleon is exiled to Elba.
  • 1854: The Kansas–Nebraska Act is enacted. This establishes the territories of Nebraska and Kansas in the United States.
  • 1868: Decoration Day is observed for the first time in the U.S. Decoration Day was the predecessor to Memorial Day.
  • 1883: A stampeded on the Brooklyn Bridge kills 12 people in New York City.
  • 1899: Pearl Hart – also known as The Bandit Queen – robs a stage coach that was about thirty miles southeast of the town of Globe in Arizona.
  • 1941: In Greece, Apostolos Santas and Manolis Glezos climb the Acropolis and rip down the German Flag during World War 2.
  • 1942: 1,000 British bombers attack Cologne, Germany. The attack last over an hour and a half.
  • 1943: Josef Mengele is appointed as the Chief Medical Officer of the Romani family camp at Auschwitz Concentration Camp.
  • 1971: Mariner 9 is launched. It’s mission is to map approximately 70% of Mars and to study changes in the atmosphere of the Red Planet.
  • 1975: The European Space Agency is founded on this day.
  • 1998: An earthquake in the Takhar Province of Northern Afghanistan kills approximately forty-five hundred people.
  • 1998: In the Kharan Desert, Pakistan does an underground test of a nuclear bomb. It’s believed that it was a plutonium bomb with a yield of at least 20,000 Kilotons of TNT.

Famous Birthdays on May 30

  • American singer-songwriter and actress, Wynonna Judd is born in 1964.
  • English singer-songwriter Tim Burgess is born in 1967.
  • English screenwriter and director, Duncan Jones is born in 1971.


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