What Happened on May 30, 1980

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st papal visit to France since 1814
  • Tiger reliever John Hiller, 37, (who had a 1971 heart attack), retires
  • Turner's painting "Juliet & Her Nurse" sells for $6.4 million
  • Twins Ken Landreaux ends his hitting streak after 31 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Steven Gerrard, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Radle, bassist (Derek & Dominoes), dies of a kidney ailment