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  • Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.
    Friday May 30, 1856
    Abraham Lincoln

    Bloomington Convention

    Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.
    Friday May 30, 1856

    As the 1856 elections approached, Lincoln joined the Republicans and attended the Bloomington Convention, which formally established the Illinois Republican Party. The convention platform endorsed Congress's right to regulate slavery in the territories and backed the admission of Kansas as a free state.




  • Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.
    Friday May 30, 1856
    Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln's Lost Speech

    Bloomington, Illinois, U.S.
    Friday May 30, 1856

    Lincoln gave the final speech of the convention supporting the party platform and called for the preservation of the Union.




  • Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 1912
    The Wright brothers

    Wilbur's Death

    Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 1912

    Wilbur died, at age 45, at the Wright family home on May 30.




  • U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 1991
    Michael Jordan

    Bulls in the first Place

    U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 1991

    In the 1990–91 season, Jordan won his second MVP award after averaging 31.5 ppg on 53.9% shooting, 6.0 rpg, and 5.5 apg for the regular season. The Bulls finished in first place in their division for the first time in 16 years and set a franchise record with 61 wins in the regular season.




  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
    Saturday May 30, 2015
    Joe Biden

    Death of Beau Biden

    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
    Saturday May 30, 2015

    On May 30, 2015, Biden's son, Beau Biden, died at age 46 after having battled brain cancer for several years. In a statement, the Vice President's office said, "The entire Biden family is saddened beyond words." The nature and seriousness of the illness had not been previously disclosed to the public, and Biden had quietly reduced his public schedule in order to spend more time with his son. At the time of his death, Beau Biden had been widely seen as the frontrunner to be the Democratic nominee for Governor of Delaware in 2016.




  • Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 2019
    Huawei

    IEEE banned Huawei Employees

    Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.
    Thursday May 30, 2019

    The science organization IEEE had initially banned Huawei employees from peer-reviewing papers or handling papers as editors on May 30th 2019, citing legal concerns.




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