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  • Massachusetts, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1786

    George Washington

    Shays' Rebellion erupted in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1786

    When Shays' Rebellion erupted in Massachusetts on August 29, 1786, over taxation, Washington was further convinced that a national constitution was needed.




  • Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 30, 1930

    Warren Buffett

    Birth

    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 30, 1930

    On August 30, 1930, Buffett was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the second of three children and the only son of Leila (née Stahl) and Congressman Howard Buffett.




  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1967

    Rosa Parks

    Rosa served on a "people's Tribunal" investigating the killing of three young men

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1967

    Parks collaborated with members of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers and the Republic of New Afrika in raising awareness of police abuse during the conflict. She served on a "people's tribunal" on August 30, 1967, investigating the killing of three young men by police during the 1967 Detroit uprising, in what came to be known as the Algiers Motel incident.




  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 30, 1994

    Rosa Parks

    Parks was robbed and assaulted in her home

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 30, 1994

    At age 81 Parks was robbed and assaulted in her home in central Detroit on August 30, 1994. The assailant, Joseph Skipper, broke down the door but claimed he had chased away an intruder. He requested a reward and when Parks paid him, he demanded more. Parks refused and he attacked her. Hurt and badly shaken, Parks called a friend, who called the police. A neighborhood manhunt led to Skipper's capture and reported beating.




  • Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Monday Aug 30, 1999

    Dwayne Johnson

    WWF Tag Team Champions

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Monday Aug 30, 1999

    The Rock 'n' Sock Connection became WWF Tag Team Champions for the first time after defeating The Undertaker and Big Show for the titles on the August 30, 1999 episode of Raw is War.




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