What Happened on July 30, 1863

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Abraham Lincoln issues "eye-for-eye" order to shoot a rebel prisoner for every black prisoner shot

US President Abraham Lincoln
US President
Abraham Lincoln

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestHenry Ford

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

Famous Deaths

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