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 This day in History - August 30
345 Historic Events for August 30
1969

Racial disturbances in Fort Lauderdale Florida

Event
1969

Jerold Jeffcoat, WLAF defensive tackle (Scottish Claymores)

Birth
1969

69th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Steve Melnyk

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1970

Anna Casati, Italian marchesa, murdered at 41

Death
1970

Del Moore, actor/announcer (Cal-Bachelor Father), dies at 53

Death
1971

WNPI TV channel 18 in Norwood, NY (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1971

Aubrey Beavers, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Miami Dolphins, Rhein Fire)

Birth
1971

Joseph Fitzgerald, Bkln NY, team handball center back (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1971

Tre Johnson, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1972

Shonte Peoples, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)

Birth
1972

Ryan Leahy, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1972

Jose Herrera, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Oakland A's)

Birth
1972

Cameron Diaz, Long Beach Ca, actress (Mask, My Best Friend's Wedding)

Birth
1972

John Lennon and Yoko Ono perform at Madison Square Garden

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1973

Jimmy Herndon, offensive tackle (Chicago Bears)

Birth
1973

Danny Seiwell quits Wings

Event
1974

Matt Bongiovi, heavy metal rocker (cousin of Jon Bon Jovi)

Birth
1974

Launching of 1st Dutch satellite, ANS, from Vandenberg

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1974

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1974

Express train runs full speed into Zagreb, Yugo rail yard killing 153

Event
1974

Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Leeuwenhoek), dies at 87

Death
1975

Natalia Nadtochey, Miss Ukraine Universe (1997)

Birth
1975

KTW-AM in Seattle Wash changes call letters to KYAC (now KKFX)

Event
1976

Tom Brokaw becomes news anchor of Today Show

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1976

Turks and Caicos Islands adopts constitution

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