On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 1998

Historical Events

  • A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000.
  • Super Rugby Final, Eden Park, Auckland: In an all-NZ final, Andrew Mehrtens lands 2 penalties & 2 conversions as the Canterbury Crusaders beat the Blues, 20-13; Crusaders' first title

Famous Weddings

  • Nephew of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven (30) weds to commoner Marilene van den Broek (28) in Apeldoorn
1998 Highlights

About May 30, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini