Contents for search

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

October 30 - The Day in History

October 30 : General Interest
1938: Welles scares nation

Orson Welles causes a nationwide panic with his broadcast of "War of the Worlds"-a realistic radio dramatization of a Martian invasion of Earth. read more


American Revolution
1775 : Naval committee established by Congress
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/naval-committee-established-by-congress

Automotive
1893 : The World's Columbian Exposition closes in Chicago
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-worlds-columbian-exposition-closes-in-chicago

Civil War
1862 : Union General Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ormsby-macknight-mitchell-dies

Cold War
1953 : Eisenhower approves NSC 162/2
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/eisenhower-approves-nsc-1622

Crime
1890 : Oakland, California, enacts anti-drug law
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/oakland-california-enacts-anti-drug-law

Disaster
1991 : Perfect storm hits North Atlantic
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/perfect-storm-hits-north-atlantic

General Interest
1908 : Queen of American high society dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/queen-of-american-high-society-dies
1975 : Juan Carlos assumes power in Spain
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/juan-carlos-assumes-power-in-spain
1995 : Quebec separatists narrowly defeated
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/quebec-separatists-narrowly-defeated

Hollywood
1945 : Henry "The Fonz" Winkler is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/henry-the-fonz-winkler-is-born

Literary
1811 : Sense and Sensibility is published
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sense-and-sensibility-is-published

Music
1944 : Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring premieres at the Library of Congress
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/aaron-copland39s-appalachian-spring-premieres-at-the-library-of-congress

Old West
1864 : The city of Helena, Montana, is founded after miners discover gold
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-city-of-helena-montana-is-founded-after-miners-discover-gold

Presidential
1735 : John Adams is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/john-adams-is-born

Sports
1974 : Muhammad Ali wins the Rumble in the Jungle
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/muhammad-ali-wins-the-rumble-in-the-jungle

Vietnam War
1965 : Marines repel attack near Da Nang.
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marines-repel-attack-near-da-nang
1970 : Heavy monsoon rains hit Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/heavy-monsoon-rains-hit-vietnam

World War I
1918 : Ottoman Empire signs treaty with Allies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ottoman-empire-signs-treaty-with-allies

World War II
1941 : FDR approves Lend-Lease aid to the USSR
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fdr-approves-lend-lease-aid-to-the-ussr


----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
HISTORY Mobile
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Get the Civil War App for your iPad - Now only $2.99!

App Store just named the Civil War Today App one of the best apps of the year.

One hundred fifty years after the American Civil War began, HISTORY™ presents The Civil War Today, a groundbreaking app created exclusively for the iPad. Explore every phase and aspect of America's bloodiest conflict with daily updates that unveil the events in real time over the course of four years... find out more!

Download the app!

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
HISTORY Shop
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Find your favorite shows from HISTORY on DVD

Shop our store today!

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
HISTORY Magazine
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Do you enjoy American History? If so, please consider subscribing to The History Channel Magazine. Learn insights into the significant events that helped shape America's past.

Try the club today!

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

From our A+E Networks Family
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


BIO.com has made big changes!

Check out our On This Day site for exclusive, new videos about the famous people who have made history in politics, sports, entertainment and more. BIO has also added brand new content, including more than 1,500 groups, over 300 new biographies, and dozens of new photo galleries. Plus, see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons, from Barack Obama to Lady Gaga, when you sign in to BIO.com via Facebook!

See all these great features and more when you visit the all-new BIO.com.
Post a Comment