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 This day in History - June 30
444 Historic Events for June 30
1973

Dodda Ganesh, cricketer (Karnataka and India pace bowler 1997)

Birth
1973

Chan Ho Park, Kong Ju City Korea, pitcher (LA Dodgers)

Birth
1973

Observers aboard Concorde jet observe 72-min solar eclipse

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1973

Biggest US tanker "Brooklyn" christened (230,000 ton)

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1974

2nd du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Carole Jo Skala

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1974

Michelle Kang, Fredericksburg Virginia, Miss America-Virginia (1997)

Birth
1974

Alberta King, mother of Martin Luther King Jr, assassinated in church

Death
1974

Petty thief Peter Leonard sets fire to cover burglary that torches "Gulliver's" nightclub killing 24 (Port Chester NY)

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1974

Soviet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov defects to west

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1975

U of Calif reports galaxy 3C123 at 8 billion light years distance

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1975

Bundy victim Shelley Robertson disappears in Colorado

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1975

Natasha Sturgess, Australian mistral yachter (Olympics-96)

Birth
1975

Heavyweight Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Bugner in Malaysia

Event
1975

Cher, just 4 days after divorcing Sonny Bono marries Gregg Allman

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1976

Brian Rocheleleau, Honolulu Hawaii, kayak (alt-olympics-96)

Birth
1976

John Walker of NZ sets record for 2000 m, 4:51.4

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1977

Lola Odusoga, Finland, Miss Universe-3rd place (1996)

Birth
1977

Jimmy Carter cans B-1A bomber later "B-1's the B-52"

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1977

US Railway Post Office final train run (NY to Wash DC)

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1977

Yankee DH Cliff Johnson hit 3 consecutive HRs in Toronto

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1977

Marvel Comics publish "Kiss book" tributing rock group Kiss

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1978

English prince Michael marries baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz

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1978

Giants' Willie McCovey becomes 12th to hit 500 HRs

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1978

Larry Doby becomes manager of Chicago White Sox

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1979

"Got To Go Disco" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 8 performances

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