March 30: Alaska Purchased
On March 30…
…Florida became a US territory
…Ether was first used in surgery
…The US bought Alaska from the Russians
…The Crimean War ended
…And John Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan because he was obsessed with Jodie Foster.
…Vincent Van Gogh, Céline Dion, Eric Clapton, and Warren Beatty, were born
…James Cagney and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother died.
…March 30 National Doctor’s Day, Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day, and National Turkey Neck Soup Day.
And those are just a few of the many reasons why March 30 is a very special day!
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