Thursday, 30 August 2007

30th August

30th August -
On this day in
30BC Cleopatra, the seventh and most famous queen of Egypt, commited suicide.
1885 13,000 meteors were seen in 1 hour in the area of the sky around Andromeda
1888 Lord Walsingham killed 1070 grouse in a single day
1968 The Apple Label produced its first record - The Beatle's “Hey Jude”
1987 Ben Johnson of Canada ran 100 m in a world record 9.83 seconds.

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