On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Austria appoints its first female chancellor Brigitte Bierle to head caretaker government after fall of the coalition government
  • Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signs new anti-abortion, making it the fifth southern US state to ban abortion when fetal heartbeat detected

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Narendra Modi sworn in for a second term as Indian Prime Minister in New Delhi with 8,000 guests at largest-ever gathering at the Presidential Palace

15th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
15th Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi

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Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault and abuse in Chicago

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly
  • Two new studies find eating processed foods leads to an early death and ill health published in "British Medical Journal"

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Lucas, American drug kingpin (fictionalised in 2007 film "American Gangster"), dies at 88
  • Leon Redbone [Dickran Gobalian], American blues and jazz musician (Seduced, Theme to Mr. Belvedere), dies at 69
  • Thad Cochran, American politician (U.S. Senator from Mississippi), dies at 81