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Died on this Day: Tuesday, May 30

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The following famous folks, for better or worse, died on May 30.

1431 – Joan of Arc, French martyr and saint (b. 1412)

1778 – Voltaire, French philosopher and author (b. 1694)

1947 – Georg von Trapp, Austrian captain (b. 1880)

1964 – Eddie Sachs, American race car driver (b. 1927)

1967 – Claude Rains, English-American actor (b. 1889)

1986 – Perry Ellis, American fashion designer, founded his own eponymous fashion brand (b. 1940)

2005 – Alma Ziegler, American baseball player and stenographer (b. 1918)

2012 – Andrew Huxley, English physiologist and biophysicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1917)

2015 – Beau Biden, American soldier, lawyer, and politician, 44th Attorney General of Delaware (b. 1969)

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