History August 30th

Discussion in 'History' started by Zsandmann, Aug 30, 2004.

  1. Zsandmann

    Zsandmann Premium Member

    On this day in history:

    30 -BC- Cleopatra 7th & most famous queen of Egypt, commits suicide
    1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley born, London England, author (Frankenstein)
    1941 Siege of Leningrad by #@!&% troops began during WW II
    1945 Hong Kong liberated from Japan
    1979 Pres Carter attacked by a rabbit on a canoe trip in Plains Ga
    1987 Yves Pol of France runs complete marathon backwards (3:57:57)
     
  2. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    United States History: 1862, the Second Battle of Manassas ended in the battle for the northern part of Virginia.