Tuesday, August 30, 2022

History for August 30

History for August 30 - On-This-Day.com
Mary Shelley (Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin) 1797 - Author
  • 1146 - European leaders outlawed the crossbow.
  • 1645 - American Indians and the Dutch made a peace treaty at New Amsterdam. New Amsterdam later became known as New York.
  • 1862 - The Confederates defeated Union forces at the second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, VA.
  • 1905 - Ty Cobb made his major league batting debut with the Detroit Tigers.
  • 1984 - U.S. President Ronald Reagan, and several others, were inducted into the Sportscasters Hall of Fame.
  • 1994 - Rosa Parks was robbed and beaten by Joseph Skipper. Parks was known for her refusal to give up her seat on a bus in 1955, which sparked the civil rights movement.

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