On This Day....August 30

 

AUGUST 30TH

  • TODAY IS NATIONAL TOASTED MARSHMELLOW DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL GRIEF AWARENESS DAY
 

BIRTHDAYS:

  • MARY SHELLEY (1797-1851)
  • FRED MACMURRAY (1908-1991)
 
  • TED WILLIAMS (1918-2002)
  • WARREN BUFFETT (1930, 88)
 
  • PEGGY LIPTON (1946, 72)
  • LEWIS BLACK (1948, 70)
 
  • MICHAEL CHIKLIS (1963, 55)
  • CAMERON DIAZ (1972, 46)
 
  • LISA LING (1973, 45)
  • ANDY RODDICK (1982, 36)
 

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 1682, WILLIAM PENN LEAVES ENGLAND FOR THE NEW WORLD
  • IN 1850, HAWAII INCORPORATES THE CITY OF HONOLULU
  • IN 1890, PRESIDENT BENJAMIN HARRISON SIGNS INTO LAW A REQUIREMENT THAT ALL MEAT IS INSPECTED BEFORE SALE
  • IN 1905, TY COBB PLAYS IN HIS FIRST GAME FOR THE DETROIT TIGERS
 
  • IN 1914, THE FIRST GERMAN PLANE BOMBS PARIS. TWO PEOPLE DIE
  • IN 1918, AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT FAILS ON VLADIMIR LENIN IN SOVIET RUSSIA
  • IN 1932, HERMANN GOERING IS ELECTED AS THE CHAIRMAN OF THE REICHSTAG
  • IN 1940, 22 YEAR OLD MIKE WALLACE MARRIES NORMA KAPHAN
 
  • IN 1942, GERMANY ANNEXES LUXEMBOURG
  • IN 1945, GENERAL MACARTHUR LANDS IN JAPAN
  • IN 1954, PRESIDENT EISENHOWER SIGNS A BILL INTO LAW ALLOWING FOR PRIVATE OWNERSHIP OF NUCLEAR REACTORS FOR ELECTRICITY
  • IN 1963, THE “RED PHONE” HOTLINE BETWEEN THE WHITE HOUSE AND THE KREMLIN IS INSTALLED
 
  • IN 1965, CASEY STENGEL RETIRES FROM BASEBALL AFTER 55 YEARS
  • IN 1967, THURGOOD MARSHALL IS CONFIRMED AS THE FIRST BLACK SUPREME COURT JUSTICE
  • IN 1968, THE BEATLES RECORD “HEY JUDE”, THE FIRST SONG RELEASED ON APPLE RECORDS
  • IN 1968, JOHN LENNON AND YOKO ONO HOLD A BENEFIT CONCERT CALLED “ONE ON ONE” FOR CHILDREN AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN IN NEW YORK CITY
 
  • IN 1979, HURRICANE DAVID KILLS 1,200 PEOPLE IN FLORIDA AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • IN 1979, PRESIDENT CARTER IS ATTACKED BY A RABBIT ON A CANOE TRIP IN GEORGIA
  • IN 1983, GUION BLUFORD IS THE FIRST BLACK MAN IN SPACE ABOARD THE CHALLENGER
  • IN 1986, STEVE WINWOOD HITS #1 WITH “HIGHER LOVE”
 
  • IN 1988, JULIANNE PHILLIPS DIVORCES BRUCE SPRINGSTEIN AFTER NEWSPAPERS PRINT PICTURES OF HIM WITH BACKUP SINGER (AND NOW WIFE) PATTY SCIALFA
  • IN 1993, THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN DEBUTS ON CBS
  • IN 1994, 25 YEAR OLD R. KELLY ILLEGALLY MARRIES 15 YEAR OLD AALIYAH. THE WEDDING IS LATER ANNULLED
 
  • IN 2003, CHARLES BRONSON DIES AT 81
  • IN 2006, WARREN BUFFETT MARRIES HIS LONGTIME GIRLFRIEND ASTRID MENKS
  • IN 2013, STEVE MCQUEEN RELEASES “12 YEARS A SLAVE”
  • IN 2013, BRITISH MOVE THEATRES ENACT A POLICY OF HANDING OUT EARPLUGS TO PARENTS OF CHILDREN ATTENDING THE “THIS IS US 3D” ONE DIRECTION MOVIE
  • IN 2015, WES CRAVEN DIES AT 76
 

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