A bit of March 30th history…
240 BC - 1st recorded perihelion passage of Halley’s Comet
1842 - Ether used as an astringent for 1st time
1867 - Alaska Purchase: US buys Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million ($109 million in 2018), roughly 2 cents an acre (pictured)
1870 - 15th Amendment to US Constitution adopted, guarantees right to vote regardless of race
1959 - Dalai Lama flees China and is granted political asylum in India
1981 - US President Reagan is shot and wounded in an assassination attempt, 3 others are also wounded
A bit of March 30th history… 240 BC - 1st recorded perihelion...