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 This day in History - August 30
345 Historic Events for August 30
1912

St Louis Brown Earl Hamilton no-hits Detroit Tigers, 5-1

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1913

Phillies lead Giants 8-6 in top of 9th, fans in bleachers try to distract Giants, Umpire forefeits game to Giants, later overruled

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1913

Thomas Torrance, theologist

Birth
1913

Allan David, actor/director/producer (Cry of the Children)

Birth
1914

Adrian H Stewart, British lieutenant, dies in battle in Cameroon at 26

Death
1914

Battle at Tannenberg ends in destruction of Russian 2nd Narev army

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1914

1st German plane bombs above Paris, 2 killed

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1914

Julie Bishop, Denver CO, actress (My Hero, Northern Pursuit, Threat)

Birth
1914

Aleksandr Samsonov, Russian general, commits suicide

Death
1914

Rafael Jose Luis Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur

Birth
1915

Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor

Birth
1916

Kornelis M R van der Beek, reformed vicar (Arnhem)

Birth
1916

Lord Keith of Castleacre, English banker

Birth
1916

John Thoday, geneticist

Birth
1916

Boston's Dutch Leonard no-hits St Louis Browns, 4-0

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1916

Paul Von Hindenburg becomes chief-of-General-Staff in Germany

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1917

Uritsky, leader of Petrogradse Czech, dies

Death
1917

Denis Healey, English politician

Birth
1918

Fanya Kaplan shoots at Lenin

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1918

Lenin, new leader of Soviet Russia, shot and wounded after speech

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1918

Ted Williams, Baseball's last .400 hitter (Boston Red Sox)

Birth
1918

Czechoslovakia forms independence republic

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1919

Johann Sigurjonsson, Icelandic writer (Dr Rung), dies

Death
1919

Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung," premieres in Berlin

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1919

Kitty Wells, Nashville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)

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