What Happened on May 30, 1968

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Beatles begin work on their only double album "Beatles"
  • Indianapolis 500: Bobby Unser wins in 3:16:13.786 (246.040 km/h)
  • President De Gaulle disbands French parliament
  • University church in Leipzig, German DR, blown up
  • West German Parliament accepts emergency crisis law

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Fuller, Westlake California, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)
  • Jerry Springer, White Plains NY, Canadian Tour golfer
  • Kelley Armstrong, Canadian novelist (Women of the Otherworld), born in Sudbury, Ontario
  • Tim Burgess, English rock vocalist (Charlatans-Only One I Know)
  • Zacarias Moussaoui, French citizen found guilty relating to September 11, 2001 attacks