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 This day in History - May 30
439 Historic Events for May 30
1896

Howard Hawks, Goshen Ind, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface)

Birth
1896

1st car accident occurs, Henry Wells hit a bicyclist (NYC)

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1899

24th Preakness: R Clawson aboard Half Time wins in 1:47

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1901

Hall of Fame for Great American on NYU campus dedicated

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1901

Memorial Day 1st observed in US

Event
1901

Cornelia Otis Skinner, Chic, writer (When Our Hearts Were Young and Gay)

Birth
1902

Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd, archaeologist

Birth
1902

Stepin Fetchit, [Lincoln Perry], Fla, actor (Miracle in Harlem)

Birth
1903

Countee Cullen, Balt Md, poet (Black Christ and Other Poems)

Birth
1903

28th Preakness: W Gannon aboard Flocarline wins in 1:44.8

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1903

Ray Howard-Jones, artist

Birth
1904

Ernesto de la Guardia Jr, President of Panam  (1956-60)

Birth
1904

Frank Chance gets hit by pitch 5 times in a doubleheader

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1906

40th Belmont: Lucien Lyne aboard Burgomaster wins in 2:20

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1906

William Yeates Hurlstone, composer, dies at 30

Death
1907

41st Belmont: G Mountain aboard Peter Pan wins

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1908

Paris advocate E Archdeacon is 1st passenger in a airplane

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1908

Aldrich Vineland Currency Act forerunner to Federal Reserve System

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1908

US Assay Office in Salt Lake City, Utah authorized

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1908

1st federal workmen's compensation law approved

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1908

42nd Belmont: Joe Notter aboard Colin win

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1908

Hannes OG Alfv‚n, Swedish physicist (Nobel 1970)

Birth
1908

Mel[vin J] Blanc, voice (Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd and Porky Pig)

Birth
1909

National Conference on the Negro is held

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1909

Benny Goodman, Chicago, clarinetist/bandleader (King of Swing)

Birth