May 30, 1961 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Dutch DC-8 crashes after takeoff at Lisbon, 62 die
  • Long time Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo is assassinated in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
  • Maris hits his 10th & 11th of 61 HRs

Deaths in History

  • Rafael Trujillo [Rafael LeĆ³nidas Trujillo Molina], Dominican politician, soldier and dictator of the Dominican Republic (1930-61), assassinated at 69