On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1906

Historical Events

  • 40th Belmont: Lucien Lyne aboard Burgomaster wins in 2:20

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hersheypark, founded by Milton S. Hershey for the exclusive use of his employees, is opened

Chocolate Tycoon Milton S. Hershey
Chocolate Tycoon
Milton S. Hershey

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Gröning, German faith healer (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • William Yeates Hurlstone, composer, dies at 30
1906 Highlights

About May 30, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 114 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini