THIS WAS THE DAY THAT – – –

On this day of JANUARY 30th:

British soldiers shot twenty-eight unarmed civilians in Northern Ireland during a peaceful protest march against internment, in what became known as ‘Bloody Sunday’ – one of the most significant brutal events of the Troubles.

THIS WAS THE DAY THAT – – –

These folks were born:

Franklin D. Roosevelt – 32nd President of the United States

Wilmer Valderrama – Actor

Phil Collins – Musician

King Abdullah II – King of Jordan

Dick Cheney – American Politician

THIS WAS THE DAY THAT – – –

We said good bye in human form to these folks:

King Charles I in 1649 – King of Great Britan

Betsy Ross in 1836 – American Seamtress

Frank Doubleday in 1934 – Publisher

Mahatma Gandhi in 1948 – India Activist

Orville Wright in 1948 – Aviation Pioneer

Sam Hopkins in 1986 – Blues Musician

Coretta Scot King in 2006 – American Civil Rights Activist

Sidney Sheldon in 2007 – American Author

 

 

 

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