30. August 2005 · Comments Off on On This Day in History… · Categories: General Nonsense

30 B.C. – Cleopatra commits suicide.

1862 – The Battle of Richmond, Kentucky. Confederates under Edmund Kirby Smith rout a Union army at Richmond, Kentucky, in one of the most lopsided engagements of the Civil War.

1880 – Apache Chief Diablo is killed.

1945 – McArthur arrives in Japan. The first postwar Hudson rolls off the assembly line.

1961 – The world became a better place…for me anyway…finally had some room to stretch. Mom was skinny back then.

1963 – The U.S.-Soviet “Hotline” goes into operation.

1970 – Cameron Diaz is born.

1980 – Willie Nelson’s On The Road Again enters the charts.

History bullets provided by The History Channel.

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