July 30 in Pop Culture History
762 – Baghdad was founded by caliph Al-Mansur.
1619 – In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time.
1729 – Founding of Baltimore, Maryland.
1733 – The first Masonic Grand Lodge in the future United States was constituted in Massachusetts.
1866 – New Orleans, Louisiana’s Democratic government ordered police to raid an integrated Republican Party meeting, killing 40 …