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

Famous Deaths

  • Klaus Hashagen, German composer (Ars Nova Ensemble N├╝rnberg), dies at 73

About May 30, 1998

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Too Close - Next
  • UK #1 Song: Feel It - Tamperer Ft. Maya