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 This day in History - August 30
345 Historic Events for August 30
1900

Franklin C Fry, US minister (Lutheran World Relief)

Birth
1900

Last 2000 British prisoners in Nooitgedagt South Africa freed

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1901

John C Stennis, (Sen-D-MS, 1947-88)

Birth
1901

Roy Wilkins, civil rights director (NAACP)

Birth
1901

Hubert Cecil Booth patents vacuum cleaner

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1901

John Gunther, Chicago Ill, author/host (John Gunther's High Road)

Birth
1902

Arnold Maria Walter, composer

Birth
1903

Vincente F L¬Ępez, historian (Historia the Chile), dies at 87

Death
1904

Kate Fanny Loder, composer, dies at 79

Death
1904

Thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km)

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1905

Tiger Ty Cobb makes his debut, doubling off Yank Jack Chesbro

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1905

Pogoro/Ngindo attack Fort Mahenge German East-Africa

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1906

Countess of Longford, biographer/historian

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1906

Hal Chase became 1st Yank to hit 3 triples in a game

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1906

NY Highlander Joe Doyle debuts pitching back-to-back shut-outs

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1907

Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel)

Birth
1907

Fred MacMurray, Kankakee Ill, actor (Caine Mutiny, My 3 Sons)

Birth
1908

Leonor Fini, painter

Birth
1908

Willie Bryant, New Orleans La, singer (Sugar Hill Times)

Birth
1909

[Rose] Joan Blondell, NYC, actress (Real McCoys, Here Come the Brides)

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1909

Barry Appleby, cartoonist

Birth
1910

Yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11

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1910

Donald Bisset, Dutch children book writer/actor (Battle of the Sexes)

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1910

Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57

Death
1912

Edward M Purcell, US physicist (Nobel 1952)

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