History & Quotes / Knowledge

Other Notable Events for July 30

On this date in history:

In 1619, in Jamestown, Va., the first elected legislative assembly in the New World -- the House of Burgesses -- convened in the choir loft of the town's church.

In 1729, Baltimore (Md.) was founded.<...

Notable Birthdays for July 30

Those born on this date include:

- English novelist Emily Bronte in 1818
- auto pioneer Henry Ford in 1863
- baseball Hall of Fame member Casey Stengel in 1890
- English sculptor Henry Moore in 1898
- businessman ...

Astronomy

Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014 with 154 to follow.

The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars and Saturn.