Historical Events for 30th July 2022

1618 – Prince Maurits’ troops pull into Utrecht
1811 – Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, leader of the Mexican insurgency, is executed after being found guilty of treason by the Spanish military in Chihuahua, Mexico
1907 – The Filipinos elect their first legislature; it will meet on 16 October
1944 – US 30th division reaches the suburbs of Saint-Lô, Normandy with heavy battles also occurring at Tessy-sur-Vire and Villebaudon
1968 – Washington shortstop Ron Hansen makes 8th unassisted triple-play in MLB history and first in 41 years as Senators lose, 10-1 to Cleveland Indians
1970 – -Aug 5] Hurricane Celia, kills 31 in Cuba, Florida and Texas
1981 – Simon Gray’s “Quartermaine’s Terms” premieres in London
1990 – Soldiers opens fire on worshippers in Monrovian church, 200-600 die
2002 – Columbia Records releases Bruce Springsteen’s 12th studio album “The Rising”, his first new record with the E Street Band since 1985 tops the charts in 7 countries
2020 – Federal law enforcement officers begin a phased withdrawal from Portland amid criticism of their actions to shut down Black Lives Matter protests

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