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–92 Richard Morea(“Burt Young)–78 Adrian Pasdar–53 Jeffrey Timmons–45 Johnny Galecki–43 Kunal Nayyar–36 Kirsten Dunst–36 Dianna Agron–32 ; 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/creation and first mass sales of it in USA) ; 1993 – CERN announces World Wide Web protocols will be free