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 This day in History - January 30
445 Historic Events for January 30
1892

Grigore Gafencu, Roman minister of Foreign affairs (1938-39)

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1894

Boris III, czar of Bulgaria (1918-43)

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1894

Marcel Canneel, Flemish painter (Reuzenstoet)

Birth
1894

US flag fired on in Rio; prompt satisfaction exacted by Adm Benham

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1894

Pneumatic hammer patented by Charles King of Detroit

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1895

Tasmania beat Victoria for 1st F-C victory in 41 years

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1895

SS Elbe sinks after collision in North Sea, 332 killed

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1895

C J Eady (Tas) 1st Australian to score twin centuries (v Vic)

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1897

John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies

Death
1898

Alfred Schl„ppi, Switzerland, 4 man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1924)

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1899

Max Theiler, English/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)

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1900

Sandy Powell, Rotherham England, costume designer (Rob Roy)

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1900

Martita Hunt, Argentina, actress (Man in Grey, Becket)

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1900

Isaak Iosifovich Dunayevsky, composer

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1900

Vittorio Bersezio, [Carlo Nugelli], Italian playwright, dies at 71

Death
1901

Earl of Huntingdon, mural painter

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1901

H E Nossak, writer

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1902

Elise Cavanna, actress (Pharmacist, Dentist, Barber Shop)

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1902

Nikolaus Pevsner, Engl, art historian (The Buildings of England)

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1903

G Evelyn Hutchinson, British zoologist (Treatise on Limnology)

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1906

Greta Nissen, actress (Ambassador Bill)

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1909

Mihaly Hajou, composer

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1909

Richard Hearne, Norwich England, actor (Capt Horatio Hornblower)

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1909

Saul David Alinsky, Chic Ill, radical writer (John L Lewis)

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1910

Frans Dohmen, union leader (Dutch Catholic Mineworker's Union)

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