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Poor Gabriel's Almanac -- January 30


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Interesting things that happened January 30th:

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Birthdays on this date:
  In 1829 Brig. Gen. Alfred Cummings of Georgia
  In 1882 Franklin Delano Roosevelt (in New Hyde Park, NY), 32nd President
          (1933-1945)
  In 1922 Barbara Hale, (in Dekalb, IL), actor (Perry Mason)
  In 1925 Dorothy Malone (in Chicago, IL)
  In 1928 Harold Prince, producer, director (A Little Night Music)
  In 1930 Gene Hackman, actor (Target, Uncommon Valor)
  In 1936 Tammy Grimes (in Lynn, MA), actor
  In 1937 Vanessa Redgrave (in London, England), actor
        + Boris Spassky, chess player
  In 1941 Phil Collins, musician (Genesis), actor (Buster)
  In 1950 Victoria Principal (in Japan), actor (Dallas)
  In 1961 Jody Watley, singer

Events worth noting:
        + Holiday of the Three Hierachs (Eastern Orthodox)
  In 1847 Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco.
  In 1862 US Navy's first ironclad warship, the "Monitor", launched.
  In 1917 First jazz record in United States is cut.
  In 1922 World Law Day.
  In 1933 Adolf Hitler named German Chancellor.
  In 1941 Franklin Roosevelt makes his "Four Freedoms" speech.
  In 1958 First 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas Texas.

And remember ...
  National Celebration of Life Month

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