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 This day in History - May 30
439 Historic Events for May 30
1981

Ziaur Rahmen, pres of Bangladesh, is assassinated

Death
1981

"Nightline" extends from 4 nights to 5 nights a week (Friday)

Event
1982

"Do Black Patent Leather Shoes..." closes at Alvin NYC after 5 perf

Event
1982

Closest Indy 500, Gordon Johncock beats Rick Mears by 0.16 seconds

Event
1982

Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic

Event
1982

Spain becomes 16th member of NATO

Event
1983

Surrey all out for 14 vs Essex, their lowest score ever

Event
1983

AL Pres Lee MacPhail suspends Yankees owner George Steinbrenner for one week, for his public criticism of umpires

Event
1983

Alfred M Gruenther, US general/NATO-commander (1953-56), dies at 84

Death
1984

Bomb explodes in rebel leader Eden Pastora headquarters in Nicaragua

Event
1984

Liverpool wins 29th Europe Cup 1 in Rome

Event
1984

NL suspends Mario Soto 5 days for Reds-Cubs fight on May 27th

Event
1985

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Phila Flyers, 4 games to 1

Event
1986

Ariane-2 (ESA) launched

Event
1986

Bobby Rahal is 1st to avg over 170 mph in Indianapolis 500

Event
1986

France performs nuclear test

Event
1986

Ashley Slaney, daughter of Olympians Mary Decker and Richard Slaney

Birth
1986

Hank Mobley, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 55

Death
1987

Frank Carlson, (Gov/Rep/Sen-R-Ks), dies at 94

Death
1987

Turk Murphy, jazz trombonist, dies at 71

Death
1987

West German Mathias Rust lands airplane on Red Square

Event
1987

Mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in 6 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1987

North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video

Event
1987

Tony Tucker TKOs Buster Douglas in 10 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1988

Ella Raines, actress (Uncle Harry, Runaround, Impact), dies at 66

Death