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 This day in History - May 30
439 Historic Events for May 30
1940

David Ackroyd, Orange NJ, actor (I Come in Peace, Memories of Me)

Birth
1940

Y de Smit-Rog, eldest Dutchman, dies at 104

Death
1941

English Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government

Event
1941

1st anti semitic measures in Serbia

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1941

German capture Kreta

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1942

Reichsfuhrer Himmler arrives in Prague

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1942

US aircraft carrier Yorktown leaves Pearl Harbor

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1942

1,047 bombers bomb Cologne in RAF's raid of WW II

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1942

Satchel Paige pitches 5 innings to defeat Dizzy Dean All-Stars 8-1

Event
1942

Lenny Davidson, London, rock guitarist (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

Birth
1942

Dan Miller, (Rep-R-Florida)

Birth
1943

Gale Sayers, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)

Birth
1943

US troops reconquer Attu Aleutians

Event
1943

French general De Gaulle arrives in Algiers

Event
1944

Jessie Ralph, actress (Good Earth, San Francisco), dies at 79

Death
1944

Transport nr 75 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Event
1944

Larry Davidson, rocker (Dave Clark 5-Glad All Over)

Birth
1945

Meredith MacRae, Houston Tx, actress (Petticoat Junction, My 3 Sons)

Birth
1945

Irma Laplasse, Flemish farmer/nazi collaborator, executed

Death
1946

Candy Lightner, political activist/founder (MADD)

Birth
1946

United flight 521 crashes on takeoff at LaGuardia Airport (NY) 42 die

Event
1946

Braves Bernard Malamud HR shatters Bulova clock in Ebbets Field

Event
1947

Jocelyne Bourassa, LPGA golfer

Birth
1947

Sidney Hugo Nicholson, composer, dies at 72

Death
1948

Schenectady Blue Jays Tom Lasorda strikes out 25 in 15-inning game

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