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 This day in History - May 30
439 Historic Events for May 30
1864

James Barbour Terrill, US attorney/Confederate brig-gen, dies at 26

Death
1864

Cavalry fight at Old Church (Totopotomoy Creek) Virginia

Event
1864

Battle of Bethesda Church VA

Event
1865

William Clarke Quantrill, criminal/Confederate bushwhacker, dies at 27

Death
1866

Opera "Die Verkaufte Braut" premieres (Prague)

Event
1867

Arthur Vining Davis, Sharon Mass, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57)

Birth
1868

Memorial Day 1st observed when 2 women in Columbus Mississippi placed flowers on both Confederate and Union graves

Event
1870

Gustave Vogt, composer, dies at 89

Death
1872

Mahlon Loomis patents wireless telegraphy

Event
1879

Gilmore Garden (NYC) renamed Madison Square Garden

Event
1879

Colin Blythe, cricketer (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WW I)

Birth
1879

92øF highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May

Event
1881

George KFW von Kchler, German fieldmarshal (Invasion Netherlands)

Birth
1883

Riccardo Zandonai, composer

Birth
1883

Rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse caused a stampede that kills 12

Event
1887

Gino Tagliapietra, composer

Birth
1887

Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer

Birth
1888

James A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38)

Birth
1889

Brassier invented

Event
1890

1st Dodger home run (Dave Foutz)

Event
1891

Iman J van den Bosch, Belgian resistance fighter

Birth
1894

Bobby Lowe is 1st to hit 4 HRs in 1 baseball game

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1894

Hubertus J van Mook, Dutch minister of Colonies (1942-45)

Birth
1895

Maurice Tate, cricketer (great England pace bowler of 20's)

Birth
1895

W G Grace scores his 1,000th Cricket run of the season after 22 days

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