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 This day in History - March 30
372 Historic Events for March 30
1978

George Paine, lefty cricket spinner (for England in WI 1935), dies

Death
1978

Wendy Christina Roberts, Miss South Carolina Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1978

"History of the American Film" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 21 perfs

Event
1979

Airey Neave, British MP (Conservatives), killed by terrorist bomb

Death
1980

Liriel Higa, LA Calif, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)

Birth
1980

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open

Event
1980

Mark Medoff's "Children of a Lesser God," premieres in NYC

Event
1981

Dewitt Wallace, US founder (Reader's Digest), dies at 91

Death
1981

43rd NCAA Men's Basketball Champ: Indiana beats North Carolina 63-50

Event
1981

Pres Reagan shot and wounded by John W Hinckley III

Event
1981

Noel Harford, cricketer (8 Tests for NZ 1955-58), dies

Death
1982

John Pielmeier's "Agnes of God," premieres in NYC

Event
1982

3rd space shuttle mission-Columbia 3 lands at White Sands, NM

Event
1983

Ray Cooney's "Run for your Wives," premieres in London

Event
1983

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1983

P l Kadosa, Hungarian composer/pianist, dies at 79

Death
1983

?, California condor chick, SD Calif, 1st born in captivity hatches

Birth
1984

US ends participation in multinational Lebanon peace force [0126?]

Event
1984

Peter Yarrall, strongest Englishman/weighed 826 lb (374.7 kg), dies

Death
1985

Harold Peary, actor (Herb-Blondie, Willy), dies of heart attack at 76

Death
1986

"Tango Argentino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 198 perfs

Event
1986

John Ciardi, US poet/interpreter (Dante), dies at 69

Death
1986

James Cagney, actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies in NY at 86

Death
1986

5th NCAA Women Basketball Championship: Texas beats Southern Cal 97-81

Event
1987

Vincent van Goghs "Sunflowers" sells for record œ22.5M ($39.7 million)

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