Famous People Who Died on May 30
Playwright, Poet / 1564 - 1593
Playwright, poet. Christopher Marlowe was a poet and playwright at the forefront of the 16th-century dramatic renaissance. His works influenced William Shakespeare and generations of writers to follow.
Track and Field Athlete / 1951 - 1975
Steve Prefontaine is best known as the runner who once held the U.S. record in every long-distance event. He died in a car crash in 1974 at age 24.
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