Monday, May 30, 2011
W.S. Gilbert, of Gilbert & Sullivan, drowns after suffering a heart attack while attempting to save a young woman in a lake. He was 74.
The Supreme Court rules that the Tobacco Trust must be dissolved.
Pope Pius X publishes an encyclical attacking the Portuguese government for suppressing Catholicism.
Coincidentally, no doubt, a monarchist plot against the Portuguese government is discovered, and dispersed by the military.
Headline of the Day -100: “Biplane Strikes Cow.”
The Lake Mohonk peace conference adopts a resolution for an international agreement banning the use of airships in warfare. The NYT agrees.