This Day in History – June 30

... in 1859, Jean-Francois Gravelet, a Frenchman known professionally as Emile Blondin, was the first idiot daredevil to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. 1936, Gone With the Wind was published. (Prissy: "Lawzy, we got to have a doctor. I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' babies.") 1952, CBS-TV debuted "The Guiding Light", … Continue reading This Day in History – June 30