History Blog

April 30

Happy Birthday RIP “Eve Arden”(Eunice Quedens 1908–1990) “Al Lewis”(Alexander Meister 1923–2006) Gary Collins(1938–2012) ; Cloris Leachman–89 Willie Nelson–82 Adrian Pasdar–50 Jeffrey Timmons–42 Johnny Galecki–40 Kunal Nayyar–33 Kirsten Dunst–33 Dianna Agron–29 ; 1900 – Hawaii becomes a territory of the United States, with Sanford B. Dole as governor ; 1904 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World’s Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (credited with the waffle-style ice cream cone invention and first mass sales in USA)