July 30, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Indian Wars: Chief Pocatello of the Shoshone tribe signs the Treaty of Box Elder, promising to stop harassing the emigrant trails in southern Idaho and northern Utah.
  • President Lincoln issues "eye-for-eye" order to shoot a rebel prisoner for every black prisoner shot

Birthdays in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Henry Ford, American industrialist and auto maker (Ford Model T), born in Dearborn Township, Michigan (d. 1947)

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford

Deaths in History

  • George Crockett Strong, US Union gen-mjr, dies of injuries at 29