Monday 30 March 2020


Calendar


Today
Sunrise 07:17
Sunset in 19:52


Tomorrow:
Sunrise 07:15
Sunset in 19:53


Difference :
3 minutes more


Full moon :
08/04 04:36


New moon :
23/04 04:26


24 jours depuis la dernière lune

It happened one 30 March

1867 : The USA purchased Alaska from Russia


On March 30, 1867, the United States purchased Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million.

1909 : Queensboro Bridge


On March 30, 1909, the Queensboro Bridge linking Manhattan and Queens was opened in New York.

1981 : President Ronald Reagan shot


On March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan was shot after leaving the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, near the White House. The shooter, John Hinckley, Jr. was arrested but found not guilty by reason of insanity.

1987 : Sunflowers


On 30 March 1987 at an auction at Christie's of London, the picture of Van Gogh's Sunflowers, was sold for the sum of 22.5 million pounds, a record for a painting.

1999 : Philip Morris sentenced


In Portland, a jury ordered the tobacco companies Philip Morris to pay $81 million to the family of a man who died of lung cancer after smoking Marlboros cigarettes for over 40 years.
This is the second time that Philip Morris lost such a major lawsuit.

Quote of the day : 30 March

Ronald Reagan
No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting.

Birthdays : 30 March

Francisco Goya, Spanish painter (1746)
Paul Verlaine, French poet (1844)
Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter (1853)
Seán O'Casey, Irish writer (1880)
Jean Giono, French writer (1895)
Edgar P. Jacobs, Belgian cartoonist (1904)
Frankie Laine, American singer (1913)
Robert Badinter, French politician and lawyer (1928)
Jean-Claude Brialy, French actor (1933)
Warren Beatty, American actor and director (1937)
Graeme Edge, English musician (Moody Blues) (1941)
Eric Clapton, English guitarist (1945)
Shahla Sherkat, Iranian journalist (1956)
Paul Reiser, American actor (1957)
MC Hammer, American rapper (1962)
Tracy Chapman, American singer (1964)
Ian Ziering, American actor (1964)
Celine Dion, Canadian singer (1968)
Mark Consuelos, American actor (1971)
Norah Jones, American musician (1979)
Samantha Stosur, Australian tennis player (1984)
Sergio Ramos, Spanish footballer (1986)
Cassie Scerbo, American actress (1990)

They left us one 30 March

Vauban, French military engineer (1707)
Beau Brummell, English dandy (1840)
Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, French painter (1842)
Friedrich Bergius, German chemist, Nobel laureate (1949)
Léon Blum, French politician (1950)
Jigme Wangchuck, King of Bhutan (1952)
James Cagney, American actor (1986)
Edgar Faure, French politician (1988)
Rudolf Kirchschläger, Austrian politician (2000)
Dith Pran, Cambodian photojournalist (2008)

Tip of the Day : 30 March

To make your lipstick last longer


To make your lipstick last longer, apply concealer on your lips before applying lipstick.

* Warning

Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed