On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1996

Historical Events

  • 69th National Spelling Bee: Wendy Guey wins spelling vivisepulture
  • Albert Belle uses a forearm to break up a double play & nearly breaks Brewer 2nd baseman Fernando Vina's nose, Belle gets 2 game suspension
  • John Tesh's final day as host of "Entertainment Tonight"

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Stroup, trombonist, dies at 57
  • John Cameron, Scottish judge, dies at 96
  • John Kahn, bassist, dies at 47
  • Leon-Etienne Duval, French prelate and cardinal of the Catholic Church in Algeria, dies at 92
1996 Highlights

About May 30, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini