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 This day in History - April 30
417 Historic Events for April 30
1983

Bruins 3-Isles 7-Wales Conf Championship-Isles hold 2-1 lead

Event
1983

Muddy Waters, US blues singer/guitarist (Mad Love), dies at 68

Death
1984

1700 skiers participate in an alpine event at Are Sweden

Event
1984

Arthur T "Bomber" Harris, bombed nazi-Germany, dies

Death
1984

Strong winds cause a 30 min delay in Toronto Blue Jays game

Event
1984

Muddy Waters, blues singer/guitarist (Hoochie Coochie Man), dies at 68

Death
1985

George Pravada, actor (Felscher-Holocaust), dies at 66

Death
1985

Last edition of Brink Daily Mail/Sunday Express in South Africa

Event
1985

Dale Murphy drives in record tying 28th and 29th runs of April

Event
1985

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

Event
1986

Mariners strike out 16 times, set record of 36 in 2 consecutive games

Event
1986

Ashrita Furman peformed 8,341 somersaults over 12 miles

Event
1987

NY Islander Mike Bossy plays his final game

Event
1987

Lou Lamoriello is named NJ Devils President

Event
1987

Hugh Dempster, actor (Anna Karenina, Candles at Nine), dies

Death
1988

NJ Devils beat Caps 3-2 taking 7th game of Patrick Division final

Event
1988

Molloko, SD Zoo, 1st Calif condor chick conceived in captivity

Birth
1988

NY Knights 1st arena football game beats Cobras 60-52 (10,157 in LA)

Event
1988

James McCracken, US tenor, dies at 61

Death
1988

NY Yank Dave Winfield gets his 29th RBI of April-Sets AL and ties ML Rec

Event
1988

Baltimore Orioles win record 14th straight from beginning of season

Event
1988

Largest banana split ever, at 455 miles long, was made in Penns

Event
1988

World Exposition, Expo 88 opens in Brisbane Australia

Event
1989

Sergio Leone, Italian director (Good, Bad and Ugly), dies at 60

Death
1989

Pope John Paul II beatifies Victoire Rasoamanarivo of Madagascar

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