Monday, January 30, 2023

History for January 30

History for January 30 -
Franklin D. Roosevelt (U.S.) 1882
  • 1798 - The first brawl in the U.S. House of Representatives took place. Congressmen Matthew Lyon and Roger Griswold fought on the House floor.
  • 1847 - The town of Yerba Buena was renamed San Francisco.
  • 1862 - The U.S. Navy's first ironclad warship, the "Monitor", was launched
  • 1933 - Adolf Hitler was named the German Chancellor.
  • 1948 - Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi was murdered by a Hindu extremist.
  • 1962 - Two members of the "Flying Wallendas" high-wire act were killed when their seven-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit, MI.

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