May 30 in Pop Culture History
1431 – At Rouen, Normandy, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake for heresy.
1631 – Gazette de France, the first French newspaper, began publication.
1806 – Future US President Andrew Jackson participated in a duel, killing Charles Dickinson. Dickinson shot first, wounding Jackson, but Jackson’s shot at Dockinson was fatal. Most of Andrew Jackson’s duels were for the questioned honor of his wife, Rachel.
1898 – Chemist …