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 This day in History - January 30
445 Historic Events for January 30
1936

New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname

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1937

Vanessa Redgrave, London, actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express)

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1937

Boris Spassky, USSR, world chess champion (1969-72)

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1937

2nd of Stalin's purge trials; Pyatakov and 16 others sentenced to death

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1938

Marcel P A van Dam, Dutch politician/CEO (VARA Radio/TV)

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1938

Marlies van Alcmaer, [Smal], Dutch actress/director (Bridge too Far)

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1939

Nick Gaselee, racehorse trainer

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1939

Heavy after shocks destroy some of Chile

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1939

Eleanor Smeal, feminist/pres (NOW)

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1939

Frank R Wolf, (Rep-R-VA, 1981- )

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1939

Hitler calls for extermination of European Jews

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1940

Hassett's second 122 of the game for Vic can't stop a NSW win

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1940

David Johnson, composer

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1940

Cor Jongert wins 6th Dutch 11 Cities Skating Race

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1940

Benjamin Britten's "Lesson Illuminations" premieres in London

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1941

Australian troops conquer Derna Libya

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1941

Dick Cheney, (Rep-R-Wyo), Bush's secretary of defense (1989-93)

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1941

Joe Terranoua, rocker (Danny and The Juniors)

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1942

Marty Balin, Cincinnati, singer (Jefferson Starship-Miracles)

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1942

Heidi Brhl, German actress/singer (M„dels vom Immenhof)

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1942

Japanese troops land on Ambon

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1942

Dave Brown, cricketer (Warwicks pace bowler, played 26X for England)

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1942

Christopher Howes, Crown Estate Second Commissioner

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1942

Andres, [Dries Holten], Dutch singer (Sandra and Andres)

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1942

Vasily Pavovlich Kalafati, composer, dies at 72

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