What Happened on May 30, 1906

Historical Events

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

Event of Interest

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Gröning, German faith healer (d. 1959)
Born in 1906

Famous Deaths

  • William Hurlstone, English composer, dies of bronchial asthma at 30

About May 30, 1906

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini