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 This day in History - October 30
392 Historic Events for October 30
1829

Roscoe Conkling, MC (Union), died in 1888

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1830

Fran‡ois Cr‚pin, Belgian botany

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1830

John Stevens Bowen, Major General (Confederate Army) died in 1863

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1833

Pieter G Witsen Geysbeek, historian/literary, dies at 58

Death
1839

Alfred Sisley, French impressionist painter

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1840

William G Sumner, US sociologist/political analyst

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1840

Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano

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1843

A G Henri Regnault, French water colors painter

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1845

Gustav Weber, composer

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1848

Zinovi P Rozhestvensky, Russian vice-admiral

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1849

Johan Willem, son of Dutch princess Marianne and coachman

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1851

Alfred de Mussets "Bettine," premieres in Paris

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1853

Pietro Raimondi, Italian composer (Potifar, Giacobbe), dies at 66

Death
1857

John H Aberson, 1st chancellor (Dutch Agricultural University)

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1862

Dr Richard Gatling patents machine gun

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1862

Ormsby Mcknight Mitchel, US astronomer/Union-general-major, dies at 53

Death
1864

Helena, Montana's capital, founded

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1864

Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer

Birth
1866

Jesse James gang robs bank in Lexington Missouri ($2000)

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1868

John Menard of Louisiana is 1st black elected to Congress

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1869

Lawrence Grant, Bournemouth England, actor (Bulldog Drummond)

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1871

Phila Athletics beat Chicago for 1st Natl Assn baseball pennant

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1871

Paul Val‚ry, France, poet/essayist/critic (La Jeune)

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1873

P T Barnum's circus, "Greatest Show on Earth," debuts (NYC)

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1873

Francisco Madero, Mexico, revolutionary, president (1911-13)

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