What Happened on May 30, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • King Hussein of Jordan visits Cairo
  • Republic of Biafra, a predominantly Igbo secessionist state in eastern Nigeria, is founded by Lt. Col. Odumegwu Ojukwu

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Robert "Evel" Knievel's motorcycle jumps 16 automobiles

Motorcycle Daredevil Evel Knievel
Motorcycle Daredevil
Evel Knievel

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Yankee Whitey Ford, nearing 41, announces his retirement from baseball

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • Rechelle Hawkes, Albany W Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Claude Rains, British actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca), dies at 77