JULY 30 was ALL OF THIS!!
Compiled by CrossDove Writers
The following happenings are what makes the day of JULY 28 something special!!
A FAMOUS QUOTE from JULY 30:
“Iraq is an unjust war.”
Jimmy Carter, 2005
JULY 30 in HISTORY:
2003 – In Mexico, the last ‘old style’ Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line.
2001 – Lance Armstrong became the first American to win three consecutive Tours de France.
1971 – Apollo Program: Apollo 15 Mission – David Scott and James Irwin on the Apollo Lunar Module Falcon land on the Moon with the first Lunar Rover
1956 – The phrase “In God We Trust” was adopted as the U.S. national motto.
1932 – Premiere of Walt Disney’s Flowers and Trees, first cartoon using Technicolor & first Academy Award winning cartoon short.
JULY 30 in the WORLD OF BUSINESS:
1965 – President Johnson signs into law a medical insurance plan called – Medicare. It would be financed through a social security tax.
JULY 30 in the WORLD OF ENTERTAINMENT:
1992 – Actor Ray Sharkey arrested while filming “The Hat Squad” series, which recast his role.
JULY 30 in GEORGRAPHY:
1729 – Named after Lord Baltimore, the seaport city of Baltimore MD is founded.
JULY 30 in the WORLD OF SPORTS:
1966 – At Wembley Stadium, host England defeats Germany to win their first World Cup.
JULY 30 as a HOLIDAY:
Feast of the Throne (Morocco) – Public holiday, celebrating the enthronement of the Moroccan King.