What Happened on May 30, 1879

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 92°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May
  • An F4 tornado strikes Irving, Kansas, killing 18 and injuring 60.
  • Gilmore Garden (NYC) renamed Madison Square Garden

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Blythe, English cricketer (outstanding slow lefty pre-WW I), born in Deptford (d. 1917)