On This Day

TODAY IS APRIL 30, 2020!

APRIL 30, 2020

Today is:

Bugs Bunny Day

Day of the Child

National Honesty Day

 National Bubble Tea Day

  International Jazz Day

  National Oatmeal Cookie Day

  National Raisin Day

 

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

ISIAH THOMAS (1961) — American Hall of Fame basketball player and coach
JOHNNY GALECKI (1975) — American actor  (National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Roseanne, The Big Bang Theory)
KIRSTEN DUNST  (1982) — American actress. (Interview with the Vampire, Jumanji, Spider-Man)
GAL GADOT (1985) — Israeli actress and model (Wonder Woman, Justice League)

 

TODAY IN HISTORY

 

 

1789 – George Washington takes the oath of office as the first elected President of the United States on the balcony of Federal Hall in New York City.
1803 – The United States purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million, doubling the size of the nation.
1812 – The Territory of Orleans ratifies the US Constitution, becoming the 18th state — Louisiana.
1938 – The animated short Porky’s Hare Hunt, featured a character called Happy Rabbit, an early version of Bugs Bunny in his first appearance.
1939 – The New York World’s Fair opens.
1939 NBC begins it’s regularly scheduled broadcast television programming with the showing of FDR’s speech opening the World’s Fair.
1975 The Fall of Saigon: Communist forces gain control of the South Vietnamese capital and the Vietnam War ends with the unconditional surrender of their forces.

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