Historical Events July 30

1502 – Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.
1733 – Society of Freemasons opens 1st American lodge in Boston
1792 – 500 Marseillaisian men sing France’s national anthem for 1st time
1818 – Emily Brontë was born in Thornton, Yorkshire author of Wuthering Heights
1825 – Malden Island discovered.
1839 – Slave rebels, take over slaver Amistad
1898 – Will Kellogg invents Corn Flakes
1935 – 1st Penguin book is published, starting the paperback revolution
1942 – Franklin D. Roosevelt signs bill creating women’s Navy auxiliary agency:   (WAVES)
1943 – Last Judy Garland-Mickey Rooney movie released (Girl Crazy)
1954 – Elvis Presley joins Memphis Federation of Musicians, Local 71
1965 – Duke Ellington’s “Golden Brown and the Green Apple,” premiere
1965 – Charles Ives’ “From the Steeples and the Mountains,” premieres
1969 – Barbra Striesand opens for Liberace at International Hotel, Las Vegas
1980 – Vanuatu gains independence.
1989 – Chile amends its constitution

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