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"
1996 History

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Stroup, trombonist, dies at 57
  • John Cameron, Scottish judge, dies at 96
  • John Kahn, American acoustic and electric rock bassist (Jerry Garcia), dies of a heart attack at 47
  • Leon-Etienne Duval, French prelate and cardinal of the Catholic Church in Algeria, dies at 92

About May 30, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  • UK #1 Song: Three Lions (The Official Song Of The England Football Team) - Baddiel & Skinner & Lightning Seeds