The Daily News | May 30

Panic on the Brooklyn Bridge (12 trampled), 1883
Colossus Mark II, 1944
Mariner 9 (US), first Mars orbit, launched, 1971
First Indianapolis 500, 1911
Jimmy Cooney turned an unassisted triple play, 1927
Ariane-2 (ESA) launched, 1986
Saint Hubert (patron of hunters and dogs) died, 727
NASA ATS-6 (US) launched, 1974
Claude Denson Pepper, Florida Congressman, died, 1989
Surveyor 1 (US) launched, 1966
Beatles started recording “The White Album”, 1968
Lincoln Memorial dedicated, 1922
Andrew Jackson killed Charles Dickinson in a duel, 1806
First Memorial Day observed, 1868
One horsepower locomotive pulled four tons at 15 miles per hour, 1830
US Marines sent to Nicaragua, 1912
Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University dedicated, 1901
Joan of Arc burned at the Stake, 1431
Jean Francois Marie Voltaire, French author and philosopher, died, 1778
Alexander Pope, English poet, died, 1744
First daily newspaper began publication (Pennsylvania Evening Post), 1783
Wilbur Wright, aviation pioneer, died, 1912
Boris Leonidovich Pasternak, Russian author (“Dr. Zhivago”), died, 1960
Spain joined NATO (16th member nation), 1982
Republic Steel Corporation (of Chicago) strike (10 killed, 90 wounded), 1937
University of Marburg (Germany) founded, 1527
Christopher Marlowe, English playwright (“Doctor Faustus”), fatally stabbed, 1593
Peter Paul Rubens, Flemish painter, died, 1640