On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A number of nations including Germany, Turkey and Canada, expel Syrian diplomats following the Houla massacre
  • Vishwanathan Anand wins his fifth World Chess Championship

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Huxley, British physiologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 94
  • Jack Twyman, American Hall of Fame basketball player, dies from complications from blood cancer at 78