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 This day in History - August 30
345 Historic Events for August 30
1852

Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Neth, physical chemist (Nobel 1901)

Birth
1854

John Fremont issues proclamation freeing slaves of Missouri rebels

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1860

1st British tram opens (Birkenhead)

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1862

Battle of 2nd Manassas-Pope defeated by Lee-Battle of Richmond, KY

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1862

Battle of Altamont-Confederates beat Union forces in Tennessee

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1862

Battle of Richmond, KY

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1862

2nd Battle of Bull Run - Confederates beat Union

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1866

Georges Minne, Flemish sculptor

Birth
1871

Ernest Lord Rutherford, Engld, physicist (atomic nucleus; Nobel 1908)

Birth
1878

Paul Hazard, French literature historian

Birth
1879

John B Hood, confederate general (lost Atlanta), dies at 48

Death
1882

Meijer de Hond, Dutch rabbi/writer

Birth
1883

Theo Van Doesburg, [Christian EM Kupper], painter/architect (Style)

Birth
1884

Jack Dempsey wins middleweight title in 1st fight with boxing gloves

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1884

Theodor Svedberg, Sweden, chemist, worked with colloids (Nobel 1926)

Birth
1885

13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda

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1887

Adam Kuckhoff, writer

Birth
1888

Lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day

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1889

Edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)

Birth
1890

S ndor Rem‚nyik, [V‚gv ri], Hungary, poet (Campfire)

Birth
1893

Huey P Long, Winn Parish La, (gov/sen-D-La)

Birth
1893

13rd US Mens Tennis: Robert D Wrenn beats Fred H Hovey (64 36 64 64)

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1894

Frederick Lugards expedition to Niger

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1895

Belgium begins compulsory Roman Catholic education

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1896

Raymond Massey, Toronto Canada, actor (Dr Gillespie-Dr Kildare)

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