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July 30th History

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July 30th In Pop Culture History

762 - Baghdad was founded by caliph Al-Mansur.

1619 - In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time.

1729 - Founding of Baltimore, Maryland.

1733 - The first Masonic Grand Lodge in the future United States was constituted in Massachusetts.

1866 - New Orleans, Louisiana's Democratic government ordered police to raid an integrated Republican Party meeting, killing 40 people and injuring 150.

1871 - The Staten Island Ferry Westfield's boiler exploded, killing over 85 people.

1930 - In Montevideo, Uruguay won the first FIFA World Cup.

1932 - Premiere of Walt Disney's Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon short to use Technicolor and the first Academy Award-winning cartoon short.

1956 - A joint resolution of the US Congress was signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, authorizing In God we trust as the US national motto.

1962 - The Trans-Canada Highway, the largest national highway in the world, officially opened.

1965 - US President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Social Security Act of 1965 into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid.

1966 - #1 Hit July 30, 1966 - August 12, 1966: The Troggs - Wild Thing

1975 - Jimmy Hoffa disappeared from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. He was declared dead in July 30, 1982.

1977 - #1 Hit July 30, 1977 - August 19, 1977: Andy Gibb - I Just Want to Be Your Everything

July 30, 1980 Birthday (fictional) Neville Lingbottom, Harry Potter

1988 - #1 Hit July 30, 1988 - August 26, 1988: Steve Winwood - Roll with It

1990 - George Steinbrenner was forced by MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as principal partner of New York Yankees for hiring Howie Spira to "get dirt" on Dave Winfield.

2003 - In Mexico, the last Volkswagen Beetle rolled off the assembly line.

2006 - The world's longest running music show Top of the Pops is broadcast for the last time. It had run since January 1, 1964.

July 30th
Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Paul Anka (1941)
Jaime Pressley (1977)
Lisa Kudrow (1963)
Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947)
Kate Bush (1958)
Hilary Swank (1974)
Henry Ford (1863)
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