History of Today, the Most Influential Event: The Continental Congress fled to York, Pennsylvania, on September 30, 1777, as British forces closed in.
This Friday, September 30, is the 273rd day of 2022. The remaining number of days in this year is 92.
Earlier History of Today :
Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flute” debuted in Vienna, Austria, in 1791.
British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain announced, “I believe it is peace for our time,” after signing the Munich Agreement with the Nazis in September 30, 1938, which allowed them to take the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia.
In the inaugural year of television coverage of the World Series, September 30, 1947, the New York Yankees won Game 1 of the series, a 5-3 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers (the Yankees went on to beat the Series four games to three).
The Berlin Airlift ended in 1949.
The USS Nautilus, the world’s first nuclear-powered submarine, was commissioned into service in 1954.
Entertainer James Dean, 24, was killed in a car crash in 1955 near the California town of Cholame.
The first animated prime-time series on a major network television station was ABC’s “The Flintstones,” which premiered in 1960.
Two people were killed and multiple more injured when federal marshals brought Black student James Meredith to the University of Mississippi campus in 1962 so that he may enroll in classes the following day.
In a 5-0 Pirates victory over Jon Matlack and the New York Mets at Three Rivers Stadium in 1972, Roberto Clemente hit his 3,000th and last double.
Gennadiy Zakharov, a suspected Soviet spy, was released by the United States in 1986, a day after American writer Nicholas Daniloff was liberated by the Soviet Union.
As part of a purge of the Kremlin’s old guard in 1988, Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev removed President Andrei A. Gromyko from the Politburo.
The hardline Taliban authorities of Afghanistan first admitted openly that Osama bin Laden was still in the nation and that they knew where his refuge was located in 2001 when they were threatened with military action by the United States.
In an opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal published ten years ago, then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney criticized President Barack Obama for “misunderstanding” American ideals in his foreign policy. Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels, who led his team to a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers, became the first rookie in Major League history to smash 30 home runs and steal 40 bases in a season.
President Trump blasted the mayor of San Juan and other leaders in storm-ravaged Puerto Rico five years ago, claiming they “demand everything done for them.” Former “Let’s Make a Deal” host and 96-year-old Beverly Hills resident Monty Hall died of heart failure on March 31.
A year ago today, Congress passed, and President Joe Biden signed legislation to avoid a partial federal shutdown and uphold the government funded through December 3. White supremacist John Earnest, age 22, was given a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole for opening fire inside a synagogue in Southern California on the final day of Passover in 2019, killing one person and injuring three more. In 2021, when many U.S. students were compelled to study from home due to the epidemic, government experts found a significant decrease in teen vaping.
Born in History of Today, Birthdays on September 30:
|Actor Angie Dickinson is 91|
|Singer Cissy Houston is 89|
|Singer Johnny Mathis is 87|
|Actor Len Cariou is 83|
|Singer Marilyn McCoo is 79|
|Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is 77|
|Pop singer Sylvia Peterson (The Chiffons) is 76|
|Actor Vondie Curtis-Hall is 72|
|Actor Victoria Tennant is 72|
|Actor John Finn is 70|
|Rock musician John Lombardo is 70|
|Singer Deborah Allen is 69|
|Actor Calvin Levels is 68|
|Actor Barry Williams is 68|
|Singer Patrice Rushen is 68|
|Actor Fran Drescher is 65|
|Country singer Marty Stuart is 64|
|Actor Debrah Farentino is 63|
|Actor Crystal Bernard is 61|
|Actor Eric Stoltz is 61|
|Rapper-producer Marley Marl is 60|
|Country singer Eddie Montgomery (Montgomery-Gentry) is 59|
|Rock singer Trey Anastasio is 58|
|Actor Monica Bellucci is 58|
|Rock musician Robby Takac (Goo Goo Dolls) is 58|
|Actor Lisa Thornhill is 56|
|Actor Andrea Roth is 55|
|Actor Amy Landecker is 53|
|Actor Silas Weir Mitchell is 53|
|Actor Tony Hale is 52|
|Actor Jenna Elfman is 51|
|Actor Ashley Hamilton is 48|
|Actor Marion Cotillard is 47|
|Actor Christopher Jackson is 47|
|Author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates is 47|
|Actor Stark Sands is 44|
|Actor Mike Damus is 43|
|Actor Toni Trucks is 42|
|Former tennis player Martina Hingis is 42|
|Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Moceanu is 41|
|Actor Lacey Chabert is 40|
|Actor Kieran Culkin is 40|
|Singer-rapper T-Pain is 38|
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