On this day: July 30

Published On: Jul 29 2012 02:29:17 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 30 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

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1729: The town of Baltimore, Md., is founded and is named after Lord Baltimore, who was the first Proprietary Governor of the Province of Maryland. Baltimore would grow swiftly in the 18th century as a granary for sugar-producing colonies in the Caribbean.


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