Today we have a series of two-fers. That is, two events with similarities; or someone or something in common that happened on this date years apart.
May 29 was an interesting date. On this date in -1630
, future King of England, Charles II, is born1660
, Charles II was restored to the throne of England (his father had lost it, and his head, in 1649)1736
, future American statesman, Patrick Henry, is born in Virginia1766
, Patrick Henry, in a speech denouncing the Stamp Act, is said to have declared, "If this be treason, make the most of it."1864
, the ill-fated Archduke Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico and brother of the Austrian Emperor, Francis-Joseph, arrives in Mexico1867
, the Ausgleich, the compromise which created the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is signed by Austrian Emperor Francis-Joseph; he is crowned King of Hungary 10 days later, and 11 days after that Maximilian is executed in Querétaro, MexicoNow, on to today's question: Two states were admitted to the Union on this date in 1790 and 1848 respectively. One was the 13th state, the other the 30th. Name them both.