On This Day, July 30: Lyndon B. Johnson signs Medicare into legislation

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President Lyndon B. Johnson (2nd L) signs the Medicare bill July 30, 1965, on the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, Mo. Outdated President Harry S. Truman (2nd R), first girl Claudia Alta “Girl Chicken” Johnson (L) and extinct first girl Bess Truman (R) leer on. File Photo courtesy the White Condo Press Station of job

July 30 (UPI) — On this date in history:

In 1619, in Jamestown, Va., the first elected legislative assembly within the Novel World — the Condo of Burgesses — convened within the choir loft of town’s church.

In 1729, Baltimore, Md., became essentially based.

In 1930, Uruguay obtained the World Cup soccer tournament.

In 1932, Walt Disney released his first color caricature, “Plant life and Trees,” made in three-color Technicolor.

In 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into legislation, dedicating it to extinct President Harry Truman, who “planted the seeds of compassion.” Some 40 years later, President George W. Bush would price a Medicare reform legislation, the greatest overhaul of the program in its history.

In 1971,the lunar module Falcon of the Apollo 15 mission landed on the moon.

File Photo by David R. Scott/NASA

In 1974, the U.S. Condo Judiciary Committee, by a vote of 21-17, approved a Third article of impeachment against U.S. President Richard Nixon, charging him with ignoring congressional subpoenas. Nixon resigned — correct over every week later — sooner than he’s going to be impeached.

In 1975, extinct Teamsters Union President Jimmy Hoffa became last considered out of doors a suburban Detroit restaurant. He became declared useless in 1982.

Jimmy Hoffa (R) is pictured right here in 1961. UPI File Photo

In 2009, Britain, Australia and Romania pulled their final forces from Iraq, leaving the United States and its nearly 130,000 troops as the one real remnant of the 2003 multinational invading coalition.

In 2010, extra than 1,500 folks were reported useless after Pakistan became wracked by file rainfall and wide flooding. Officials acknowledged 4 million folks had been displaced.

In 2013, a navy settle stumbled on Pfc. Bradley Manning, who released hundreds of hundreds of classified U.S. navy and diplomatic paperwork to the WikiLeaks web save, guilty of violating the Espionage Act and diverse offenses nevertheless acquitted him on an indication of assisting the enemy. Manning became later sentenced to 35 years in penal complex, with the possibility of parole in eight years, and officially changed his first determine to Chelsea. President Barack Obama pardoned her in 2016, and she became released in 2017.

In 2020, NASA launched essentially the most developed Mars rover yet — the Perseverance — with technology and tools to hunt down signs of existence on the Crimson Planet.

In 2022, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky informed hundreds of hundreds of civilians final in eastern Ukraine to evacuate as the authorities planned to put into effect an extraordinarily noteworthy evacuations.

File Photo courtesy of Nationwide police of Ukraine

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