September 30: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- 1399 - Henry IV is proclaimed King of England.
- 1791 - The first performance of The Magic Flute, the last opera by Mozart to make its debut, took place at Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna,Austria.
- 1935 - The Hoover Dam, astride the border between the U.S. states of Arizona and Nevada, is dedicated.
- 1968 - The Boeing 747 is rolled out and shown to the public for the first time at the Boeing Everett Factory.
- 2004 - The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo.
- Famous Birthdays: Truman Capote (American author), Michael Maestlin (German mathematician), Decimus Burton (British architect), William Wrigley, Jr. (American industrialist), Deborah Kerr (Scottish actress)
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