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 This day in History - October 30
392 Historic Events for October 30
1944

Scottish Highlanders liberate Waalwijk

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1944

Sweden announces intention to stay neutral and refuse sanctuary in WW II

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1944

Tholen Island freed

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1944

Anne Frank (of Diary fame) is deported from Auschwitz to Belsen

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1944

Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring," premieres in Wash DC

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1945

Branch Rickey signs Jackie Robinson to a Montreal Royals

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1945

US government announces end of shoe rationing

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1945

Henry Winkler, NYC, actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift)

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1945

Glenn Poshard, (Rep-D-Illinois)

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1946

Robert L "Hoot" Gibson, Cooperstown NY, USN/ast (STS 41B,61C,27,47,71)

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1946

Ian McGeechan, Scottish rugby player

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1946

Lynne Marta, Phila Pa, actress (Love American Style)

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1946

Andrea Mitchell, NYC, newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA)

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1946

Chris Slade, rocker (AC/DC)

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1947

23 countries sign GATT agreement in Geneva

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1947

Darius Milhauds 3rd Symphony "Hymnus Ambrosianus," premieres in Paris

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1947

Chris Komar, dancer

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1947

Timothy B Schmidt, Oakland CA, rocker (Eagles)

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1948

20 die and 6,000 made ill by smog in Donora Pennsylvania

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1948

Operation Hiram: Israelis take control of Galilee

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1949

David Green, Melbourne Australia, rock bassist (Air Supply)

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1949

Otis Williams, [Otis Miles], TX, rock vocalist (Temptations)

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1949

Larry Holmes, boxer/heavyweight champ (1978-85)

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1949

"Lost in the Stars" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 281 perfs

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1949

Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson's musical premieres in NYC

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