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 This day in History - October 30
392 Historic Events for October 30
1973

Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer, dies at 77

Death
1974

Catfish Hunter is named AL Cy Young Award

Event
1974

Muhammad Ali KOs George Foreman in 8th round in Kinshasa Zaire

Event
1974

Calif Angel Nolan Ryan throws fastest recorded pitch (100.9 MPH)

Event
1975

Joanne Malar, Hamilton Ontario, swimmer (Olympics-11-92, 96)

Birth
1975

Stephanie Camp, Rapid City SD, Miss America-SD (1997)

Birth
1975

NY Daily News runs headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead"

Event
1975

Juan Carlos assumes power in Spain

Event
1975

John Bucyk, Boston, became 7th NHLer to score 500 goals

Event
1975

Giants pitcher John "the Count of" Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year

Event
1976

"Going Up" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 49 performances

Event
1976

Jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of Today Show

Event
1976

Rev Joseph Evans elected president of United Church of Christ

Event
1976

Maurice Taylor, NBA forward (LA Clippers)

Birth
1977

Steve Gaines, rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in air crash

Death
1977

Ronnie Van Zant, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 29

Death
1977

Panama 747SP lands after polar flight around Earth in record 54:07

Event
1978

Uganda troops attack Tanzania

Event
1978

Laura Nickel and Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1

Event
1979

Richard Arrington elected mayor of Birmingham

Event
1979

NASA launches space vehicle S-203

Event
1980

NASA launches Flt Satcom-4

Event
1980

Honduras and El Salvador settle their boundary dispute

Event
1981

Georges Brassens, French screenwriter, dies

Death
1982

Portugal revises constitution

Event