On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1986

Historical Events

  • Ariane-2 (ESA) launched

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Barry Bonds makes his MLB debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates

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MLB Legend
Barry Bonds
  • Bobby Rahal is 1st to average over 170 mph in Indianapolis 500
  • France performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Slaney, daughter of Olympians Mary Decker & Richard Slaney

Famous Deaths

  • Hank Mobley, US jazz saxophonist, dies at 55
1986 Highlights

About May 30, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 34 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini