Three things that happened on Jan. 30:
*In 1835 Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington, D.C. in first attempted assassination of a U.S. President.
*In 1948 Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Hindu extremist Nathuram Godse.
*In 1965 State funeral of Winston Churchill at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Then world’s largest ever state funeral.
Happy birthday to you…Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd U.S. President, born in Hyde Park, NY in 1882…Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist (computer mouse, Engelbart’s Law), born in Portland, OR in 1925…Dick Cheney, American politician, born in Lincoln, NE in 1941.
***Courtesy of On This Day***