On This Day: June 30th
This is 182nd day of the year and 184 days remain in the year.
French acrobat Charles Blondin, AKA Jean Francois Gravelet, walked across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind was published.
The 26th Amendment, which lowered the voting age to 18, was ratified by the states.
June 30 BirthdaysLena Horne1917–, Jazz and pop singer, dancer, and actress.
Czeslaw Miloszpoet, essayist, and novelist
Walter UlbrichtCommunist leader