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Post Ideas

Saturday

Everyone's favourite day of the week. Ask your followers if they want to share what they're up to today.

Hashtags

Use the power of trending hashtags to jump on a bandwagon and join in with hot topics of conversation.

History

Tell your followers a little about your history. E.g. why/how you started out, and the struggles you went through on your journey.

True/False

Ask a True or False question where followers have to think carefully about the answer.

Historic Events

2001

On this day in 2001: A break in Petrobras' Paulinia oil pipeline dumps 220,000 litres of fuel oil in a residential neighborhood 30km from Sao Paulo, in Brazil.

1998

On this day in 1998: Pakistan conducts a second nuclear explosion following its first test.

1998

On this day in 1998: In the Afghanistan - Tajikistan border region, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurs. At least 4,000 people killed, many thousands injured and homeless.

1998

On this day in 1998: A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.

1997

On this day in 1997: Ken Dryden becomes president of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs.

1997

On this day in 1997: Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, set afire by 12-year-old grandson.

1996

On this day in 1996: Albert Belle uses a forearm to break up a double play and nearly breaks Milwaukee Brewers' second baseman Fernando Vina's nose. Belle gets a two-game suspension.

1996

On this day in 1996: 69th US National Spelling Bee: Wendy Guey wins spelling vivisepulture.

1996

On this day in 1996: Bob Stroup, trombonist, dies at age 57.

1996

On this day in 1996: John Cameron, judge, dies at age 96.

1996

On this day in 1996: Leon-Etienne Duval, archbishop/cardinal, dies at age 92.

1996

On this day in 1996: John Kahn, bassist, dies at age 47.

1995

On this day in 1995: Ted Drake, English soccer star, dies at age 82 (born 1912).

1995

On this day in 1995: Bobby Stokes, soccer star, dies at age 44.

1995

On this day in 1995: Thomas Dorrington Tomlinson, British national park warden, dies at age 87.

1995

On this day in 1995: Philip Owen A Sherrard, scholar theologian poet/translator, dies at age 72.

1994

On this day in 1994: Ezra Taft Benson, US minister of Agriculture/leader of Mormon Church (1985-94), dies at age 94.

1994

On this day in 1994: Jean Gattegno, translator/scholar, dies at age 58.

1994

On this day in 1994: Baron Marcel Bich, Italian/French baron/pen manufacturer (Bic), dies at age 79.

1993

On this day in 1993: Betsy King wins J C Penney/LPGA Skins Game Golf Tournament.

1993

On this day in 1993: Kelly Robbins wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.

1993

On this day in 1993: Sun Ra, American blues pianist/orchestra leader, dies of strokes at age 79 (born 1914).

1992

On this day in 1992: New York Lotto pays US$30 million to one winner (numbers are 12-15-30-33-40-48).

1992

On this day in 1992: Karl Carstens, President German Federal Republic (1979-84), dies at age 77.

1992

On this day in 1992: United Nations votes for sanctions against Serb-led Yugoslavia to halt fighting.

1992

On this day in 1992: New York Yankees' pitcher Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams.

1992

On this day in 1992: Leen 't Hart, organist/composer, dies at age 72.

1991

On this day in 1991: 64th US National Spelling Bee: Joanne Lagatta wins spelling antipyretic.

1991

On this day in 1991: Arturo Barrios runs world record one-hour distance (21,096 km).

1991

On this day in 1991: Manolo Gomez Bur, Spanish comedian, dies at age 74.

1991

On this day in 1991: US Supreme Court rules prosecutors can be sued for legal advice they give police and can be held accountable.

1990

On this day in 1990: In northern Peru, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurs. Three events about 1.5 and 4.8 seconds apart. At least 135 people killed, more than 800 injured and severe damage.

1990

On this day in 1990: In Romania, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake occurs. Felt in Bulgaria, USSR, Hungary, Greece, Poland, Turkey and Yugoslavia.

1989

On this day in 1989: Student protesters in Tiananmen Square, China unveil a 10m (33 feet) high Goddess of Democracy statue.

1989

On this day in 1989: Zinka Milanov, Metropolitan Opera diva, dies of a stroke at age 83.

1989

On this day in 1989: Tiananmen Square protests of 1989: The 33-foot high Goddess of Democracy statue is unveiled in Tiananmen Square by student demonstrators.

1987

On this day in 1987: North American Philips Company unveils compact disc video.

1987

On this day in 1987: Turk Murphy, jazz trombonist, dies at age 71.

1987

On this day in 1987: Tony Tucker TKOs Buster Douglas in ten rounds for International Boxing Federation heavyweight boxing title.

1987

On this day in 1987: Mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in six rounds for World Boxing Council heavyweight boxing title.

1987

On this day in 1987: Frank Carlson, American politician (Governor/Representative/Senator-Republican-Kansas), dies at age 94.

1986

On this day in 1986: France performs nuclear test.

1986

On this day in 1986: Bobby Rahal is first to average over 170 mph in the Indianapolis 500.

1986

On this day in 1986: Hank Mobley, US jazz saxophonist, dies at age 55.

1986

On this day in 1986: Ariane-2 (ESA) launched.

1985

On this day in 1985: NHL Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Philadelphia Flyers, 4 games to 1.

1984

On this day in 1984: National League suspends Mario Soto five days for Cincinnati Reds - Chicago Cubs fight on May 27th.

1984

On this day in 1984: Liverpool wins 29th Europe Cup 1 in Rome, Italy.

1984

On this day in 1984: Bomb explodes in rebel leader Eden Pastora headquarters in Nicaragua.

1983

On this day in 1983: American League president Lee MacPhail suspends New York Yankees' owner George Steinbrenner for one week, for his public criticism of umpires.

1983

On this day in 1983: Alfred M Gruenther, US General/NATO-commander (1953-56), dies at age 84.

1983

On this day in 1983: Surrey all out for 14 versus Essex, their lowest score ever.

1982

On this day in 1982: Indianapolis 500: 1973 winner Gordon Johncock wins his second race over 1979 winner Rick Mears by 0.16 seconds, the closest finish to date.

1982

On this day in 1982: Spain becomes the 16th member of NATO and the first nation to enter the alliance since West Germany's admission in 1955.

1982

On this day in 1982: Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic.

1982

On this day in 1982: Spain becomes the 16th member of NATO and the first nation to enter the alliance since West Germany's admission in 1955.

1981

On this day in 1981: Ziaur Rahmen, President of Bangladesh, is assassinated by a group of rebel officers.

1981

On this day in 1981: Los Angeles Dodgers are quickest to get 1,000,000 attendence (22 games).

1980

On this day in 1980: Detroit Tigers' relief pitcher John Hiller, 37, (who had a 1971 heart attack), retires.

1980

On this day in 1980: First papal visit to France since 1814.

1980

On this day in 1980: Timmy Caldwell, rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), dies.

1980

On this day in 1980: Minnesota Twins' Ken Landreaux ends his hitting streak after 31 games.

1980

On this day in 1980: Carl Radle, bassist (Derek and the Dominoes), dies of a kidney ailment.

1979

On this day in 1979: Pat Underwood makes his pitching debut for Detroit Tigers, beats brother Tom.

1979

On this day in 1979: In the Sumbawa Island region, a magnitude 6.1 earthquake occurs. At least 22 people killed, 70 injured, and extensive damage and landslides on Lombok Island.

1979

On this day in 1979: Ted Coombs begins a 5,193-mile roller skate from Los Angeles to New York City.

1979

On this day in 1979: Nottingham Forrest wins 24th Europe Cup 1 at Munich, Germany.

1975

On this day in 1975: Steve Prefontaine, middle-long distance runner, dies in one-car accident at age 24.

1975

On this day in 1975: European Space Agency (ESA) forms.

1975

On this day in 1975: Bob Watson, of the Houston Astros scores the 1,000,000th run in baseball history.

1974

On this day in 1974: 10th Mayor's Trophy Game, New York Yankees beat New York Mets 9-4.

1973

On this day in 1973: Hal Hastings, orchestra leader (Chevrolet on Broadway), dies at age 66.

1973

On this day in 1973: Swift & Company changes its company name to Esmark.

1973

On this day in 1973: Ajax wins third Europe Cup.

1972

On this day in 1972: Three Japanese PFL terrorists kill 24, wound 72 at Tel Aviv's Lod International Airport, Israel.

1972

On this day in 1972: The Angry Brigade goes on trial over a series of 25 bombings throughout Britain.

1972

On this day in 1972: In Tel Aviv, members of the Japanese Red Army carry out the Lod Airport Massacre, killing 24 people and injuring 78 others.

1971

On this day in 1971: Willie Mays hits his 638th homerun, sets National League record of 1,950 runs scored.

1971

On this day in 1971: Train crash at Duivendrecht, Netherlands, five die.

1971

On this day in 1971: Marcel DuprT, French composer, dies at age 85.

1971

On this day in 1971: 36 hospitalized during Grateful Dead concert; after drinking LSD-laced apple juice.

1971

On this day in 1971: Mariner program: Mariner 9 is launched toward Mars.

1955

On this day in 1955: Tunisia begins domestic self governing.

1955

On this day in 1955: Said el-Mufti forms Jordan Government.

1954

On this day in 1954: Dutch bishops forbid membership to non-catholic sporting clubs.

1954

On this day in 1954: Emile Zatopek runs world record 5km (13:57.2).

1954

On this day in 1954: Ahmad Amin, Egyptian historian/author, dies at age 67.

1953

On this day in 1953: First major league TV network baseball game-Cleveland Indians 7, Chicago White Sox 2.

1953

On this day in 1953: The Auckland Harbour Bridge officially opens in Auckland, New Zealand.

1953

On this day in 1953: 23rd French Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats Doris Hart (6-2, 6-4).

1953

On this day in 1953: 23rd French Men's Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Vic Seixas (6-3, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2).

1952

On this day in 1952: Charlie Grimm succeeds Tommy Holmes as manager of Boston Braves.

1951

On this day in 1951: Ezzard Charles beats Joey Maxim in 15 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.

1918

On this day in 1918: Georgi V Plechanov Russian revolutionary theorist, dies.

1912

On this day in 1912: US Marines sent to Nicaragua.

1912

On this day in 1912: Wilbur Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies.

1907

On this day in 1907: 41st Belmont Stakes: G Mountain aboard Peter Pan wins.

1906

On this day in 1906: 40th Belmont Stakes: Lucien Lyne aboard Burgomaster wins in 2:20.

1906

On this day in 1906: William Yeates Hurlstone composer, dies at age 30.

1903

On this day in 1903: 28th Preakness: W Gannon aboard Flocarline wins in 1:44.8.

1901

On this day in 1901: The Hall of Fame for Great Americans is dedicatedon the campus of New York University.

1899

On this day in 1899: 24th Preakness: R Clawson aboard Half Time wins in 1:47.

1894

On this day in 1894: Bobby Lowe is first to hit four homeruns in one baseball game.

1890

On this day in 1890: First Dodger homerun (Dave Foutz).

1883

On this day in 1883: Rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse caused a stampede that kills 12.

1883

On this day in 1883: In New York City, a rumor that the Brooklyn Bridge is going to collapse causes a stampede which crushes twelve people.

1876

On this day in 1876: Ottoman sultan Abd-ul-Aziz is deposed and succeeded by his nephew Murat V.

1871

On this day in 1871: The Paris Commune falls.

1870

On this day in 1870: Gustave Vogt composer, dies at age 89.

1868

On this day in 1868: Memorial Day first observed when two women in Columbus Mississippi placed flowers on both Confederate and Union graves.

1868

On this day in 1868: Memorial Day (then known as Decoration Day) is observed in the United States for the first time (it was proclaimed on May 5 by General John A. Logan).

1866

On this day in 1866: The opera Die Verkaufte Braut premieres (Prague).

1865

On this day in 1865: William Clarke Quantrill criminal/Confederate bushwhacker, dies at age 27.

1864

On this day in 1864: Battle of Bethesda Church, Virginia.

1864

On this day in 1864: James Barbour Terrill, US attorney/Confederate Brigadier-General, dies at age 26.

1864

On this day in 1864: Cavalry fight at Old Church (Totopotomoy Creek), Virginia.

1840

On this day in 1840: Dominique J de Eerens Governor-General of Dutch-Indies, dies at age 59.

1833

On this day in 1833: Josef Slavik composer, dies at age 27.

1832

On this day in 1832: Evariste Galois give his theory on free assembly (dies in duel May 31).

1822

On this day in 1822: House slave betrays Denmark Vesey conspiracy (37 blacks hanged).

1821

On this day in 1821: James Boyd patents Rubber Fire Hose.

1809

On this day in 1809: Johan B Scheffer portrait painter, dies at about age 43.

1808

On this day in 1808: Napoleon annexes Tuscany and gave it seats in French Senate.

1806

On this day in 1806: Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson in a duel after the man had accused Jackson's wife of bigamy.

1797

On this day in 1797: Carl Ludwig Junker composer, dies at age 48.

1793

On this day in 1793: Georges Couthon chosen member of French Committee the Salut Public.

1791

On this day in 1791: Ildephons Haas composer, dies at age 56.

1783

On this day in 1783: Benjamin Tower of Philadelphia publishes first daily newspaper in US.

International Awareness Days

May

National Smile Month

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Births

30 May 1977

Rachael Stirling, British actress was born on this day in 1977.

30 May 1974

Cee-Lo, American musician was born on this day in 1974.

30 May 1974

David Wilkie Ellensburg; NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens) was born on this day in 1974.

30 May 1973

Leigh Francis, British comedian was born on this day in 1973.

30 May 1973

Jennifer Darst in Dallas, Texas, USA; pairs skater (and Arthur Reid) was born on this day in 1973.

30 May 1973

Christine Pavone; Miss USA-Connecticut (1997) was born on this day in 1973.

30 May 1973

Steve Charbonneau; Canadian Football League defensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes) was born on this day in 1973.

30 May 1973

Je'Rod Cherry; safety (New Orleans Saints) was born on this day in 1973.

30 May 1972

Manny Ramirez, Dominican Major League Baseball player was born on this day in 1972.

30 May 1972

Terry Wilburn; WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons) was born on this day in 1972.

30 May 1972

Anthony Cook; NFL defensive end/defensive tackle (Tennessee Oilers) was born on this day in 1972.

30 May 1972

Renita Farrell in Townsville, Queensland, Australia; field hockey midfielder (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1972.

30 May 1972

Jeff Jones; NFL tackle (Detroit Lions) was born on this day in 1972.

30 May 1972

Manny Ramirez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; outfielder (Cleveland Indians) was born on this day in 1972.

30 May 1972

Allen Aldridge; NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32) was born on this day in 1972.

30 May 1971

Idina Menzel, American actress and singer was born on this day in 1971.

30 May 1971

Kyle Vander Kuyp; Australian 110 metre hurdler (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1971.

30 May 1971

Jiri Slegr in Jihlava, Czechoslovakia; NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers, Olympics-gold-1998) was born on this day in 1971.

30 May 1971

Drahomir Kadlec in Pribham, Czechoslovakia; hockey defenseman (Team Czechoslovakia Republic) was born on this day in 1971.

30 May 1970

Sam Rogers; NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills) was born on this day in 1970.

30 May 1968

Tim Burgess; English rock vocalist (Charlatans-Only One I Know) was born on this day in 1968.

30 May 1968

Amy Fuller in Westlake, California, USA; rower (Olympics-1992, 1996) was born on this day in 1968.

30 May 1968

Jerry Springer in White Plains, New York, USA; Canadian Tour golfer was born on this day in 1968.

30 May 1967

Rechelle Hawkes in Albany, West Australia; field hockey midfielder (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1967.

30 May 1967

Beno?t Gauthier in Saint Jerome, QuTbec, Canada; canoeist (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1967.

30 May 1966

Stephen Malkmus, American musician (Pavement) was born on this day in 1966.

30 May 1966

Gary Martin; cricket pace bowler (Zimbabwe ODI) was born on this day in 1966.

30 May 1965

Tyronne Stowe; NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks) was born on this day in 1965.

30 May 1964

Wynonna Judd, American singer was born on this day in 1964.

30 May 1964

Tom Morello, American musician (Audioslave, Rage Against The Machine) was born on this day in 1964.

30 May 1964

Nhi Lan Le in Vietnam; US fencer-foil (Olympics-1996) was born on this day in 1964.

30 May 1964

Wynonna [Christina Judd] in Ashland, Kentucky, USA; singer (Judds - Why Not Me, Love Can Build A Bridge) was born on this day in 1964.

30 May 1963

Helen Patricia Sharman in Great Britain; cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12) was born on this day in 1963.

30 May 1962

John Alt; NFL tackle (Kansas City Chiefs) was born on this day in 1962.

30 May 1962

Jan Gunnarsson in Sweden; tennis star was born on this day in 1962.

30 May 1961

Harry Enfield, British comedian was born on this day in 1961.

30 May 1961

Ella Arolovich in Leningrad, USSR; model was born on this day in 1961.

30 May 1960

Stephen Tea Tower Duffy; rocker (Lilac Time - Paradise Song) was born on this day in 1960.

30 May 1958

Marie Fredriksson, Swedish singer and songwriter (Roxette) was born on this day in 1958.

30 May 1958

Marie Fredriksson in +ssjo, Sweden; singer (Roxette - Must Have Been Love) was born on this day in 1958.

30 May 1958

Michael E Lopez-Alegria in Madrid, Spain; US Navy Lieutenant Commander/astronaut (STS 73, sk 92) was born on this day in 1958.

30 May 1957

Allison Roe in Auckland, New Zealand; marathon runner (New York City-1981) was born on this day in 1957.

30 May 1957

Chris Van Jaarsveld; guitarist (Sleeze Beez) was born on this day in 1957.

30 May 1957

Michael Clayton in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Australasia golfer was born on this day in 1957.

30 May 1955

Topper Headon, British musician (The Clash) was born on this day in 1955.

30 May 1955

Nicky Topper Headon; English drummer (Clash - Complete Control) was born on this day in 1955.

30 May 1953

Colm Meaney, Irish actor was born on this day in 1953.

30 May 1951

Stephen Tobolowsky, American actor was born on this day in 1951.

30 May 1951

Zdravko ?oli?, Bosnian singer was born on this day in 1951.

30 May 1949

Bob Willis; cricket player (superb England fast bowler 1971-84) was born on this day in 1949.

30 May 1947

Vashti Murphy McKenzie, bishop was born on this day in 1947.

30 May 1946

Candy Lightner; political activist/founder (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers) was born on this day in 1946.

30 May 1944

Meredith MacRae, American actress (d 2000) was born on this day in 1944.

30 May 1943

Gale Sayers, American football player was born on this day in 1943.

30 May 1943

James Chaney, American civil rights activist (d 1964) was born on this day in 1943.

30 May 1943

Gale Sayers; NFL running back (Chicago Bears) was born on this day in 1943.

30 May 1942

Lenny Davidson in London, England; rock guitarist (Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over) was born on this day in 1942.

30 May 1942

Dan Miller; American politician (Representative-Republican-Florida) was born on this day in 1942.

30 May 1939

Michael J Pollard, American actor was born on this day in 1939.

30 May 1938

Wilfried A de Pree; Dutch Member of Parliament (PvdA)/theologist was born on this day in 1938.

30 May 1936

Keir Dullea, American actor was born on this day in 1936.

30 May 1936

Roy Harford; cricket player (brother of Noel New Zealand wicketkeeper versus India 1968) was born on this day in 1936.

30 May 1934

Aleksei Leonov, cosmonaut was born on this day in 1934.

30 May 1934

Alexei A Leonov in Siberia, USSR; cosmonaut (Voskhod II, Soyuz 19) was born on this day in 1934.

30 May 1928

AgnFs Varda, French director was born on this day in 1928.

30 May 1928

John Keith Wright; English economist/assistant Secretary of State (1971-84) was born on this day in 1928.

30 May 1927

Clint Walker, American actor was born on this day in 1927.

30 May 1926

Christine Jorgensen, activist (d 1989) was born on this day in 1926.

30 May 1926

Christine Jorgensen pioneer transsexual was born on this day in 1926.

30 May 1926

Edouard Van Remoortel in Brussels, Belgium; conductor (1958-62 Saint Louis Symphony) was born on this day in 1926.

30 May 1925

Gerard John Toorenaar; political commissar in Amsterdam (1975-79) was born on this day in 1925.

30 May 1924

Norbert Schemansky; American middle heavyweight (Olympics-gold-1952) was born on this day in 1924.

30 May 1922

Hal Clement, American writer (d 2003) was born on this day in 1922.

30 May 1922

Harry Clement Stubbs US, sci-fi author (Needle, Iceworld) was born on this day in 1922.

30 May 1920

Franklin Schaffner, American film director (d 1989) was born on this day in 1920.

30 May 1920

Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d 1978) was born on this day in 1920.

30 May 1920

John Heawood actor/singer/choreographer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) was born on this day in 1920.

30 May 1920

George London MontrTal Canada, baritone (Dr Greenvil-La Traviata) was born on this day in 1920.

30 May 1918

Guadalupe Pita Amor, Mexican poet (d 2000) was born on this day in 1918.

30 May 1916

Dr Joseph W Kennedy scientist (one of four discoverers of plutonium) was born on this day in 1916.

30 May 1915

Jerome Bert Weisner military scientist/disarmer was born on this day in 1915.

30 May 1914

Bobby Sherwood Indianapolis Indiana, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show) was born on this day in 1914.

30 May 1913

Cedric Thorpe Davie composer was born on this day in 1913.

30 May 1912

Julius Axelrod, American biochemist and Nobel laureate (d 2004) was born on this day in 1912.

30 May 1912

Erich Bagge, German physicist was born on this day in 1912.

30 May 1912

Hugh Griffith, Welsh actor (d 1980) was born on this day in 1912.

30 May 1912

Julian Gustave Symons writer was born on this day in 1912.

30 May 1912

Alexander Langsdorf physicist was born on this day in 1912.

30 May 1912

Joseph Stein dramatist/playwright (Fiddler on the Roof) was born on this day in 1912.

30 May 1912

Hugh Griffith Anglesey Wales; actor (Ben Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!) was born on this day in 1912.

30 May 1911

Douglas Fowley New York City, New York; actor (Grandpa-Pistols 'n' Petticoats) was born on this day in 1911.

30 May 1910

Inge Meysel, German actress (d 2004) was born on this day in 1910.

30 May 1909

Benny Goodman, American clarinetist and bandleader (d 1986) was born on this day in 1909.

30 May 1909

Benny Goodman in Chicago, Illinois, USA; clarinetist/bandleader (King of Swing) (dies 1986) was born on this day in 1909.

30 May 1909

George Headley cricket player (in Panam? All-time great West Indies batsman) was born on this day in 1909.

30 May 1908

Mel Blanc, American voice actor (d 1989) was born on this day in 1908.

30 May 1908

Hannes AlfvTn, Swedish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d 1995) was born on this day in 1908.

30 May 1908

Hannes OG AlfvTn Swedish physicist (Nobel Prize 1970) was born on this day in 1908.

30 May 1908

Mel[vin Jerome] Blanc in San Francisco, California, USA; voice-actor (Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd, Porky Pig) (dies 1989) was born on this day in 1908.

30 May 1906

Bruno Gr?ning, a faith healer in Germany (d 1959) was born on this day in 1906.

30 May 1904

Ernesto de la Guardia Jr President of Panam? (1956-60) was born on this day in 1904.

30 May 1903

Countee Cullen Baltimore Maryland, poet (Black Christ and Other Poems) was born on this day in 1903.

30 May 1903

Ray Howard-Jones artist was born on this day in 1903.

30 May 1902

Stepin Fetchit, American dancer and actor (d 1985) was born on this day in 1902.

30 May 1902

Stepin Fetchit [Lincoln Theodore Monroe Andrew Perry] Key West Florida; actor (In Old Kentucky, Miracle in Harlem) was born on this day in 1902.

30 May 1902

Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd archaeologist was born on this day in 1902.

30 May 1901

Cornelia Otis Skinner, American writer and actress (d 1979) was born on this day in 1901.

30 May 1901

Cornelia Otis Skinner Chicago Illinois, writer (When Our Hearts Were Young and Gay) was born on this day in 1901.

30 May 1899

Irving Thalberg, American film producer (d 1936) was born on this day in 1899.

30 May 1896

Howard Hawks, American film director (d 1977) was born on this day in 1896.

30 May 1896

Howard Hawks Goshen Indiana, director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface) was born on this day in 1896.

30 May 1895

Maurice Tate, English cricketer (d 1956) was born on this day in 1895.

30 May 1895

Maurice Tate cricket player (great England pace bowler of 1920s) was born on this day in 1895.

30 May 1894

Hubertus J van Mook Dutch minister of Colonies (1942-45) was born on this day in 1894.

30 May 1891

Iman J van den Bosch Belgian resistance fighter was born on this day in 1891.

30 May 1888

James A Farley postmaster general (1933-38) was born on this day in 1888.

30 May 1887

Alexander Archipenko Ukraine sculptor/lithographer was born on this day in 1887.

30 May 1887

Gino Tagliapietra composer was born on this day in 1887.

30 May 1883

Riccardo Zandonai composer was born on this day in 1883.

30 May 1882

Wyndham Halswelle, Scottish runner (d 1915) was born on this day in 1882.

30 May 1881

Georg von Knchler, German field marshal (d 1968) was born on this day in 1881.

30 May 1881

George von Knchler German fieldmarshal (Invasion Netherlands) was born on this day in 1881.

30 May 1879

Colin Blythe, English cricketer (d 1917) was born on this day in 1879.

30 May 1879

Colin Blythe cricket player (outstanding English slow lefty pre-WWI) was born on this day in 1879.

30 May 1867

Arthur Vining Davis Sharon Massachusetts, CEO (Alcoa-1910-57) was born on this day in 1867.

30 May 1859

Pierre Marie Felix Janet France, psychologist/neurologist was born on this day in 1859.

30 May 1858

Siegfried Alkan, German composer (d 1941) was born on this day in 1858.

30 May 1853

Karl Fritjof Valentin composer was born on this day in 1853.

30 May 1853

Andries AndrT Dutch actor/husband of Geertruida Meeuwissen was born on this day in 1853.

30 May 1847

Alice Sophia Stopford Green Ireland, proponent of Irish independence was born on this day in 1847.

30 May 1846

Peter Carl FabergT Russia, goldsmith/jeweler/egg maker was born on this day in 1846.

30 May 1845

Amadeus I duke of Aosta/king of Spain (1870-73) was born on this day in 1845.

30 May 1844

Louis Varney composer was born on this day in 1844.

30 May 1835

Alfred Austin Leeds England, poet laureate of England (Garden) was born on this day in 1835.

30 May 1832

George Doherty Johnston Brigadier General (Confederate Army) was born on this day in 1832.

30 May 1830

Edward Winslow Hinks Brevet Major General (Union volunteers) was born on this day in 1830.

30 May 1829

Levin Goldschmidt German business law expert was born on this day in 1829.

30 May 1814

EugFne Charles Catalan, Belgian mathematician (d 1894) was born on this day in 1814.

30 May 1814

Michael Bakunin, Russian anarchist (d 1876) was born on this day in 1814.

30 May 1812

John Alexander McClernand Major General (Union volunteers) was born on this day in 1812.

30 May 1808

Joaquim Casimiro Jr composer was born on this day in 1808.

30 May 1800

Karl W Feuerbach German mathematician (Position of Feuerbach) was born on this day in 1800.

30 May 1797

Johann Christian Lobe composer was born on this day in 1797.

30 May 1757

Henry Addington Viscount Sidmouth (Conservative), British Prime Minister (1801-04) was born on this day in 1757.

30 May 1719

Roger Newdigate, English politician (d 1806) was born on this day in 1719.

30 May 1718

Wills Hill, 1st Marquess of Downshire, English politician (d 1793) was born on this day in 1718.

30 May 1672

Peter I the Great Romanov; tsar of Russia (1682-1725) was born on this day in 1672.

30 May 1623

John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater, English politician (d 1686) was born on this day in 1623.

30 May 1623

Wallerand Vaillant painter/engraver, baptized was born on this day in 1623.

30 May 1578

Valentin Dretzel composer was born on this day in 1578.

30 May 1524

Sel?m II Sari the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74) was born on this day in 1524.

30 May 1423

Georg Purbach, German mathematician and astronomer (d 1461) was born on this day in 1423.

30 May 1220

Alexander Nevski [Aleksandr] Russian great ruler (1252-63) was born on this day in 1220.

30 May 1010

Emperor Renzong of China (d 1063) was born on this day in 1010.

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