On This Day

What Happened on May 30, 2020

Historical Events

  • Record number of coronavirus COVID-10 cases reported worldwide 134,064, driven by hot spots in Brazil, Peru, Egypt, South Africa and Bangladesh

InventionHistoric Invention

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches carrying the Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral to the International Space Station. First private company to launch astronauts into space.

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Entrepreneur
Elon Musk

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Hammond AM, Australian rules key defender (AFL Hall of Fame; North Adelaide; SA) and coach (Sydney Swans 1984), dies from Parkinson's disease at 78
  • Bobby Dimond, Australian rugby league winger (24 Tests; NSW, Western Suburbs), dies at 89
  • Bobby Morrow, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay 1956), dies at 84
  • [Nicolas] Michael Angelis, English actor (Thomas & Friends, Boys from the Black Stuff), dies of a heart attack at 76
2020 Highlights

About May 30, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini