Today in History: March 30

1 of 78

Antoine Miller, right, defendant in the beating of truck driver Reginald Denny is last year's Los Angeles riots, confers with attorney Patrick Maginnis during pre-trial hearings in Los Angeles, March 30, 1993. (AP Photo/Bob Galbraith)

by: Associated Press

2 of 78

A Palestinian boy is detained by an armed Israeli soldier for throwing stones at Israeli troops and for breaking the curfew in the Jabaliya refugee camp in the occupied Gaza Strip, March 30, 1994. Most of the occupied Gaza Strip was put under curfew by Israel Wednesday to prevent clashes on the Palestinians annual day of protest against land confiscation. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

by: Associated Press

3 of 78

Actor Rob Lowe croons a tune to Snow White during the opening number for the 61st Academy Awards presentation Wednesday, March 30, 1989 in Los Angeles. The Walt Disney Co. filed suit on Thursday against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science, alleging unauthorized use of the fairy tale character in what it called an unflattering representation. (AP Photo/ Reed Saxon)

by: Associated Press

4 of 78

Hillary Rodham Clinton, wife of Democratic presidential hopeful Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas, returns a pen to Columbia law student Don More after signing one of his law books in New York City Monday, March 30, 1992. Clinton spent the day campaigning for her husband by riding the subway and speaking to law students at New York University. (AP Photo/Alex Bradon)

by: Associated Press

5 of 78

U.S. based fire fighters work on burning oil well March 30, 1991 in Kuwait. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

6 of 78

This oil containment boom being used to protect an inlet on Knights Island Thursday, March 30, 1989, is not doing the job. There is oil on the right side of the boom that is moving towards shore. A massive oil slick is covering Prince William Sound, about 25 miles from Valdez, Alaska, after the tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground Friday, March 24, 1989, spilling more than 10 million gallons of oil. (AP-Photo/ny)

by: Associated Press

7 of 78

Molly Ringwald and her escort for the evening arrive at the the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Monday, March 30, 1987 in Los Angeles for the 59th Annual Academy Awards presentation. Man at right is unidentified. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

by: Associated Press

8 of 78

Actor Richard Burton, left, his daughter Kate, center, and actress and former wife Elizabeth Taylor pose together backstage at the Roundabout Theater in New York on March 31, 1983. Miss Burton appeared in the play "Winners" which opened March 30. (AP Photo/Handschuh)

by: Associated Press

9 of 78

Fatigue-clad police stand guard over a group of men detained during anti-government demonstrations in Buenos Aires, March 30, 1982. The protest, despite being repressed, was the largest since th miltary took power in 1976. (AP Photo/Eduardo DiBaia)

by: Associated Press

10 of 78

Secret Service agent Timothy J. McCarthy, foreground, Washington policeman, Thomas K. Delehanty, center, and presidential Press Secretary, James Brady, background, lie wounded on a street outside a Washington hotel after shots were fired at U.S. President Reagan on March 30, 1981. McCarthy threw himself into the line of fire and Delehanty, on crowd control duty, was standing close to the gunman, John Warnock Hinckley, Jr., who pushed a pistol through a cluster of bystanders and fired six shots. Police and secret service subdue the gunman in the background. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

by: Associated Press

11 of 78

Rick Springfield relaxes March 30,1981in Los Angeles, Calif., with his guitar talking about his new role in ABC's "General Hospital" in which he plays a surgeon Noah Drake. Springfield who is better known for his rock singing in native country Australia and in the United States for his new hit single " Jessie 's Girl". Springfield says he is happy that both careers are doing well.(AP Photo/ Wally Fong)

by: Associated Press

12 of 78

Earvin "Magic" Johson (32) of the Los Angeles Lakers, starts his glide far from the basket as he makes a layup for two points during the first half of the game with the Golden State Warriors on March 30, 1980 in Oakland, Calif. Warriors Clifford Ray (44) came out to challenge the highflying Johnson but was ineffective. Lakers Kareem Abdul Jabbar is at left. (AP Photo/stf)

by: Associated Press

13 of 78

A cooling tower of the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant near Harrisburg, Pa., looms behind an abandoned playground, March 30, 1979. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

by: Associated Press

14 of 78

Black smoke and ash drift skyward as Mount St. Helens erupts, sending a mushroom-shaped cloud more than 16,000 feet into the atmosphere on Sunday morning, March 30, 1980. Mount Rainier, Washington's highest mountain, can be seen in the background. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

15 of 78

The deposed Shah of Iran is seen on the beach in the Bahamas, March 30, 1979. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

16 of 78

The medical flight crew of the air force mercy flight that carried 53 survivors of the Canary Islands jumbo jets collision to the United States are shown as they talk to newsmen after their arrival at McGuire A.F.B. in New Jersey on March 30, 1977. They are, left to right; Lt. Col. Charles Queen; Capt. Beth Scannell; Capt. Jack Walker; and Lt. Col. Thomas Hughes. (AP Photo/Jack Kanthal)

by: Associated Press

17 of 78

New York Jets Quarterback Joe Namath (L) and Halfback Ed Marinaro share a laugh after Marinaro blew his lines during the filming of a television commercial in Miami on March 30, 1977. (AP Photo/BS)

by: Associated Press

18 of 78

70-year-old Florence Trumbull of San Diego, Calif., describes Canary Island air crash disaster to newsmen at Walston Army hospital in Ft. Dix, New Jersey on Wednesday, March 30, 1977. Mrs. Trumbull is one of the 52 survivors of the mishap. (AP Photo/JAL)

by: Associated Press

19 of 78

South Vietnamese refugees disembark at Cam Ranh Bay in Vietnam, Saturday, March 30, 1975 on South Vietnam?s central coast following a voyage from Da Nang, the city which has since fallen to communist forces. Westerner at right is a member of the ship?s crew. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

by: Associated Press

20 of 78

Former Beatle Paul McCartney samples his young daughter Stella's cotton candy as the two sit on the sidelines at New York's Madison Square Garden, March 30, 1974, watching the Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey Circus. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis)

by: Associated Press

21 of 78

A barge packed with Vietnamese refugees from Danang is towed to the SS Pioneer Contender Sunday, March 30, 1975 after the port city fell to the North Vietnamese forces. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

22 of 78

Ernesto Miranda, looking at the view on the roof of a Phoenix office building, March 30, 1973, is now on parole after 10 years in prison. In the 1960s, his case was one of three brought to the Supreme Court which forced a dramatic reversal in the methods of American police. And Miranda's name was attached to the “Miranda card” now used by police across the country to advise suspects of their rights to remain silent and to have an attorney before questioning, rights which had been abridged in Miranda's case. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

23 of 78

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan, left, and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger talk with newsmen on Friday after a working luncheon at the State Department on March 30, 1974 in Washington. Kissinger and Dayan are scheduled to meet again Saturday to continue their negotiations aimed at separating the Israeli and Syrian armies on the Golan Heights. (AP Photo/Bob Daughtery)

by: Associated Press

24 of 78

Bobby Seale, right, candidate for mayor of Oakland, campaigning in a parking lot outside a shopping center at 55th and Telegraph in Oakland, March 30, 1973. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

25 of 78

Actor Charles Bronson, at Sing Sing in Ossining, N.Y., on March 30, 1972, while cameras role during filming of movie “The Valachi Papers.” Bronson plays the title role in the film about Joseph Valachi, a one-time Sing sing inmate who testified against the Costanostra in U.S. senate hearings. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)

by: Associated Press

26 of 78

These five members of the Clarke County Selective Service Board pose in Athens, Ga., March 30, 1971, after announcing their resignations in protest of Lt. Williams Calley's conviction at Ft. Benning, Ga. From left to right are John Nelly, Daniel B. Amaker, George H. Pugh, Roscoe Hansfort and William F. Condon. The letter of resignation said, "We find the conviction of Lt. Calley to be unacceptable and cannot in good conscience continue to make decisions that will effect the lives and well-being of our young men." (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

27 of 78

Brazil?s Soccer King Pele, waves a medal presented to him by Supporters as he arrived at the Hilton Hotel in Paris on March 30, 1971. He arrived with other members of the Santos Soccer Team to play an exhibition Match against a French Combination in Paris on March 31. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

28 of 78

Louis Armstrong, left, makes a guest appearance as Ella Fitzgerald opens at the Empire Room of the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, March 30, 1971. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

29 of 78

Charles Manson, accused of masterminding seven murders, listens to questions from newsmen in Los Angeles, Feb. 9, 1970, as he paused briefly en route back to his jail cell after hearing a Los Angeles judge set his trial for March 30. Two women co-defendants were assigned the same date. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)

by: Associated Press

30 of 78

Singer Diana Ross is pictured on her balcony at her home in Hollywood, Ca., on March 30, 1971. (AP Photo/Hal Filan)

by: Associated Press

31 of 78

This is a general view as President Nixon, left of center foreground, eulogizes former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, March 30, 1969, in the Capitol Rotunda. Families of the former chief executive and of Nixon stand behind the president. Members of the honor guard stand around the flag-draped casket. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

32 of 78

France Dillone, from the United States, smokes a cigarette under water during her act presented in the new show "Fascination" at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris, France, March 30, 1967. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

33 of 78

President Lyndon Johnson tells a nationwide audience that he would not seek nor accept "the nomination of my party for another term as your president," March 30, 1968, from his White House office. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

34 of 78

Canadian George Chuvalo, injured under the right eye, aims a left at champion Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) during their 15-round Toronto fight at the Maple Leaf Gardens on Tuesday, March 30, 1966 in Toronto. Clay won a unanimous decision. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

35 of 78

Mother Teresa, seen March 30, 1966, the superior-general of the Roman Catholic Missionaries of Charity, runs the Home for the Dying Destitutes in Calcutta, India. Since the home opened in 1952, some 18,000 ill persons have entered, with 8,500 dying. The rest amazingly gained strength and walked out. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

36 of 78

These demonstrators, who identified themselves as members of the Committee on Appeal for Human Rights, gather around an open casket containing a copy of the 15th Amendment on the steps of the Atlanta, Ga. post office, March 30, 1963. The anti-segregation organization is composed largely of black students at the Atlanta University System. (AP Photo/stf)

by: Associated Press

37 of 78

Workers in a supermarket storeroom located on the waterfront of Crescent City, Calif., March 30, 1964, wheel out damaged groceries and attempt to salvage some items pushed around by a tidal wave that hit the city last Friday. The store suffered an estimated $75,000 loss. (AP Photo/Ernest Bennett)

by: Associated Press

38 of 78

Zero Mostel is seen with his wife Kathryn on March 30, 1966. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

39 of 78

President Dwight Eisenhower watches a demonstration on his White House desk in Washington, March 30, 1960 of a mammoth coal stripping machine, presented to him by the National Coal Association. Operating the machine is F. Stillman Elfred of St. Louis, association board chairman. He said the machine is a coal stripping shovel which will be as high as a 20-story building with a bucket capable of taking 173 tons of earth at one time. Eisenhower is holding a plane-type desk ornament. (AP Photo/William Smith)

by: Associated Press

40 of 78

Perry Smith, 31, right, smiles and turns to make a comment to Richard E. Hickock, 28, back to camera, as both men left the court room in Garden City, Kansas, on March 30, 1960, following their convictions of the Clutter family. A jury found both men guilty of first degree murder and were sentenced to death. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

41 of 78

Black South Africans jam a road in Cape Town, March 30, 1960, on their way to demonstrate in front of a police station in protest against the jailing of their leaders. Police arrested more than 100 leaders of political parties opposed to the government's racial policies in a series of pre-dawn raids. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

42 of 78

Blacks jam a road in Cape Town, South Africa, March 30, 1960, on way to demonstrate in front of a police station in protest against the jailing of their leaders. Police arrested more than 100 leaders of political parties opposed to the government?s racial policies in a series of pre-dawn raids. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

43 of 78

Gen. Douglas MacArthur, left, and his chief of staff, Maj. Gen. Richard K. Sutherland leaving the entrance of Malinta Tunnel on the heavily fortified island of Corregidor in Manila Bay, Philippines, March 30, 1942. The general took Sutherland with him to Australia. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

44 of 78

London's Trafalgar Square is crowded as an estimated 20,000 persons demonstrating on March 30, 1959 against nuclear weapons. The Coliseum Theater is in the background. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

45 of 78

Actor Milton Berle, shown as master of ceremonies on March 30, 1955 at Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

46 of 78

Gina Lollobrigida, Italian film star, and her husband, Dr. Mirko Skofic, in a Rome fashion shop on March 30, 1954. Gina Lollobrigida has just started work on a new film, “La Romana” (The Women of Rome), from a novel by Italian author Alberto Moravia. Gina is playing the part of a young girl who unwillingly becomes a prostitute. (AP Photo/Jim Pringle)

by: Associated Press

47 of 78

Grace Kelly accepts the Oscar for Best Actress for her role in "The Country Girl," at the Academy Awards, March 30, 1955. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

48 of 78

This photo might be titled Natures Revenge. Buried under wind-blown sand and silt is a disc cultivator used by farmers to prepare the land for wheat, March 30, 1954, Co. Dust storms in the area this spring are attributed in part to plowing grasslands. This removed vegetation which helps hold the top soil against spring winds. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

49 of 78

Italian film actress Gina Lollobrigida leads two donkeys carrying American actors Humphrey Bogart, left, and Peter Lorre along a street in Ravello, Italy, March 30, 1953. They are taking a break from working on their movie "Beat the Devil." (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

50 of 78

High tension electrical towers are shown on the banks of the Tennessee River in this photo taken from the Wilson Dam, near Florence, Ala., March 30, 1938. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

51 of 78

A 25th Division tank uses a flame thrower on an enemy pillbox deeply emplaced in a hillside near Korea?s Han River front on March 30, 1951. The scene is reminiscent of Pacific island warfare during World War II. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

52 of 78

Movie actor Robert Mitchum embraces his wife after returning to his Hollywood home, March 30, 1949 from jail where he served 50 days of a 60 day sentence for a marijuana violation. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

53 of 78

Directors Orson Welles, left, and Charlie Chaplin lunch together at the Brown Derby in Hollywood, Calif., March 30, 1947. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

54 of 78

Groom Bob Groves leads Man O' War outside the stables near Lexington, Ky., on March 30,1947. The banner on flowers reads "Happy Birthday," marking the horse's 30th birthday. (AP Photo/Martin Jessee)

by: Associated Press

55 of 78

Members of Boy Scout Troop 211 gather around Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal in their meeting room at Bethesda, Md., March 30, 1945, as he autographs copies of his famous Iwo Jima picture. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

56 of 78

The Gestapo headquarters at Copenhagen, established in the Shell building in the center of the capital was almost completely destroyed during a roof-top attack by Mosquitoes of RAF command after the raid; Danish patriots attacked the headquarters and released many of their imprisoned compatriots. The gutted Nazi headquarters, blazed after an attack by RAF Mosquitoes in Copenhagen, March 30, 1945. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

57 of 78

Black smoke rises from bombed targets at Japanese airbase Kanoya, on Kyushu island, on March 30, 1945, after a U.S. Navy air raid. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

58 of 78

Thousands of people, gathered at Trafalgar Square, in London, on March 30, 1944, to watch white-helmeted U.S. Military Police march past, in the biggest American military parade. U.S. Army units gathered in London to stage their biggest parade as part of London’s Salute the Soldier Week. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

59 of 78

Seattle crowds jam an overhead walk to witness mass evacuation of Japanese from Bainbridge Island, Washington, March 30, 1942. Somewhat bewildered, but not protesting, some 225 Japanese men, women and children were taken by ferry, bus and train to California internment camps. Evacuation was carried out by the army. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

60 of 78

Here are the women of the Great Western Railway At War Effort and how they are helping with the railway Great War effort shown March 30, 1943. All the many jobs they are now doing that were formerly done by men. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

61 of 78

After a ten-day fishing excursion, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his party disembarked from the White House yacht Potomac at Port Everglades, Fla., March 30, 1941 and boarded a trained for Washington. From left to right on the pier after coming off the Potomac are Harry L. Hopkins, attorney general; Robert H. Jackson; the president; Major General E.M. Watson, presidential secretary; Interior Secretary Harold Ickes; and Rear Admiral Ross T. McIntire, White House physician. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

62 of 78

This "greasing the palm" act was staged by Mayor Fiorello La Guardia of New York, who stands with his back to J. Edgar Hoover, FBI director, with his hand stealthily outstretched, to show how criminals hand out bribes. Beside Hoover and enjoying the act is Attorney General Robert Jackson, during graduation exercises of the National Police Academy in Washington, March 30, 1940. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

63 of 78

Concurrently with the government’s decision to extend the Territorial Army, a campaigned of great national service posters was launches in London. It is generally thought that the effect of this sort of effort will be better than conscription. One poster was erected on an easel outside the London Royal Exchange and a constant stream of young men stopped to read it thoughtfully. The great Blackboard and Easel poster outside the Royal Exchange, in London, on March 30, 1939. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

64 of 78

Famous scientist Dr. George Washington Carver, a faculty member, greeted President Franklin D. Roosevelt when the latter arrived at Tuskegee, Alabama, on March 30, 1939. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

65 of 78

In a dramatic speech before a crowded senate,Italian dictator Benito Mussolini emphasized Italy’s preparedness for war. During his address on the estimates for the army, navy and air force, he declared that nine million men could be mobilized ready for a quick war. Benito Mussolini in the course of his dramatic speech before the senate in Rome, on March 30, 1938. On left of picture nearest Mussolini is Count Ciano, Foreign Minister and secretary of the Fascist Party. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

66 of 78

by: Associated Press

67 of 78

From left to right: golfers Henry Picard, Charlie Yates, Fred Haas and Gene Sarazen, are seen March 30, 1937 at Augusta., Ga., where they were working out in preparation for the National Golf Tournament. (AP Photo/James Keen)

by: Associated Press

68 of 78

Amateur golfer Bobby Jones is shown during a practice drive for the Masters Golf Tournament at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, March 30, 1937. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

69 of 78

British tennis players Dorothy Round, left, holding trophy and Mary Heeley, right on March 30, 1936. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

by: Associated Press

70 of 78

A farmer in Garden City, Kansas, is shown March 30, 1935, with some of his livestock that starved to death. With the sand and grit blowing, it was impossible for the cows to graze, and the owner was not able to buy feed for them. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

71 of 78

Crowd presses around as Anna Hauptmann leaves state’s prison in Trenton, N.J. in automobile, March 30, 1936, after seeing her husband for probably last time. Bruno Richard Hauptmann, convicted Lindbergh kidnap-killer, is scheduled to die in electric chair at night. Prison rules prevent Mrs. Hauptmann from visiting husband on day of execution. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

72 of 78

by: Associated Press

73 of 78

The Flying Clipper S-42, built by Sikorsky for Pan-American Airways, is shown as it rides the waters of Long Island Sound during tests near Bridgeport, Conn., March 30, 1934. The Clipper will be used on Pan American's South American service. The hull of the 38,000-pound plane is 76 feet long, and its wing span is 114 feet 2 inches. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

74 of 78

From left to right: George J. Gillespie, president of the board of water supervision; Mayor James J. Walker; Joe V. Gallagher Jr., grandson of Patrick McGovern, contractor; and McGovern, are shown March 30, 1932, as the firing of the final blast in a shaft marked the last step in the drilling of the 20-mile city water tunnel that will bring water south to New York from the Hillview Reservoir north of Van Cortlandt Park. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

75 of 78

The huge pile of mail that accumulated while President Herbert Hoover was on his Caribbean tour was segregated into mail sacks, put aboard the army blimp C-52 at Langley Field, and sent out to meet the president en route to Old Point Comfort, Va. The maneuver was successfully made off the Virginia Capes, March 30, 1931. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

76 of 78

More than 100,000 Hindus and Muslims gather on the bank of the Sabarmati River to hear Mahatma Gandhi speak in his home town on independence for their country, at Ahmedabad, India, on March 30, 1931. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

77 of 78

28-year-old U.S. journalist Jill Carroll, left, is welcomed by Base Commander, Col. Kurt Lohide after she landed at the U.S. Airbase in Ramstein, southwestern Germany, Saturday, April 1, 2006. Carroll was a hostage in Iraq for 82 days and was released last Thursday. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

by: Associated Press

78 of 78

The coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, adorned with her personal standard, her crown, a wreath and a note from her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II, is drawn to London's Westminster Hall Friday, April 5, 2002, in a ceremonial procession. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

by: Associated Press

This Week's Circulars