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 This day in History - July 30
361 Historic Events for July 30
1909

Cyril Northcote Parkinson, England, historian (Pursuit of Progress)

Birth
1909

John A Heyder becomes president of baseball's National League

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1909

Wright Brothers deliver 1st military plane to the army

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1912

Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912), dies at 60

Death
1912

Anne B Ridler, British poetess (Who is my neighbor?)

Birth
1913

Conclusion of 2nd Balkan War

Event
1913

Ivo Lhotka-Kalinski, composer

Birth
1913

Karl Guttmann, Austrian/Neth playwright/director (Albee/Pinter)

Birth
1914

French troops withdraw 10 km from German border

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1914

Jean Jaur‚s, leading socialist, assassinated in Paris

Death
1914

John French appointed British supreme commander

Event
1914

Albert Trott, cricketer (3 Tests for Aus, 2 for Eng), commits suicide

Death
1914

Austrian-Hungary and Russia proclaim general mobilization

Event
1916

Robert van Spaendonk, Dutch resistance fighter

Birth
1916

German saboteurs blow up a munitions plant on Black Tom Island, NJ

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1917

Board of Commissioners of Cleveland Metroparks has its 1st meeting

Event
1918

Chaim Soloveitchik, Rabbi of Brisk, talmudic scholar, dies

Death
1918

Joe Daley, jazz tenor/clarinet/flute player

Birth
1921

Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy)

Birth
1921

Grant Johannesen, Salt Lake City Ut, pianist (Ost‚nd 1st prize 1947)

Birth
1921

Jacques Vander Schueren, Belgium, minister of Economic Affairs

Birth
1922

Zbigniew Wiszniewski, composer

Birth
1923

Dipa Nusantara Aidit, Indonesian communist/leader of PKI (1951-65)

Birth
1923

John Richard Brinsley Norton, landowner

Birth
1923

New Zealand claims Ross Dependency

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