Today is Tuesday, May 30th, the 150th day of the year. There are 215
days remaining until the end of the year.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Date Your Mate Month,
Foster Care Month, National Barbecue Month, National Bike
Month, National Blood Pressure Month, National Photograph
Month, National Salad Month, Older Americans Month,
National Water Safety Month
Ralph Carter, 62, actor (Good Times)
Tonya Pinkins, 61, actress
Cee Lo Green, 48, singer
Remy Ma, 42, rapper
Harrison Barnes, 31, basketball player
Jeremy Lamb, 31, basketball player
Stepin Fetchit, 121, actor/singer/dancer (d. 1985)
Countee Cullen, 120, poet (d. 1946)
Gale Sayers, 80, football player
Dooley Wilson, 1953, actor/singer (b. 1886)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1539 – Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto discovers Florida.
1822 – A house slave betrays Denmark Vessey slave revolt
conspiracy, 37 Blacks are hanged.
1854 – Kansas-Nebraska Act repealed the Missouri Compromise,
opens the north to slavery.
1868 – “Decoration Day”, later called Memorial Day, is first observed
in the Northern states.
1889 – The brassiere is invented.
1909 – The National Conference on the Negro is held, now the NAACP.
1922 – The Lincoln Memorial is dedicated.
1965 – Vivian Malone becomes the 1st Black to graduate from the
University of Alabama.
1971 – Willie Mays hits his 638th home run and sets a National
League record of 1,950 runs scored.
1987 – Mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in 6 rounds for the
heavyweight boxing title.
1997 – Betty Shabazz, widow of Malcolm X, is set on fire by her
As a Gemini born on May 30th, your mind is constantly working to present information to others. You view the world outwardly and find great fulfillment in an ability to communicate your observations with others. Your wit and clever way with words comes with ease, much to the amazement of those around you. Your keen ability to communicate makes you valuable as a friend and respected amongst your peers.