May 30, 1959 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Pact (Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, and the United Kingdom)
  • President Luis Somoza Debayle ends emergency crisis in Nicaragua
  • President Stroessner disbands Paraguay's parliament
  • The Auckland Harbour Bridge is officially opened in Auckland, New Zealand.

Birthdays in History

  • Claudia Alexander, Canadian-born American NASA Scientist (led Galileo mission to Jupiter), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2015)
  • Frank Vanhecke, Belgian politician, born in Bruges, Belgium