July 30 in history

30/07/2009

On July 30:

762 Baghdad was founded.

1818 Emily Bronte was born.


Portrait by Branwell Brontë

 1930 Uruguay won the first Football World Cup.

1979 carless days were enforced on New Zealand motorists.

1980 Vanuatu gained Independence.

 

 Sourced from Wikipedia and NZ History Online.


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