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 This day in History - August 30
345 Historic Events for August 30
1920

Ben Cami, Flemish writer/poet (Rose from Mud)

Birth
1922

Babe Ruth is thrown out of a game for 5th time in 1922

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1922

Regina Resnik, NYC, mezzo-soprano (Sieglinde-Bayreuth)

Birth
1923

Elias Victor Seixas, US, mixed double tennis player (Wimbeld 1953-56)

Birth
1923

Gerhard Wimberger, Austria composer (Glove)

Birth
1925

Julien Schoenaerts, Flemish actor (Daens/Medea)

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1925

6th Iron pilgrim at Diksmuide Belgium

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1926

Olgerts Gravitis, composer

Birth
1926

Jack Hobbs scores 316* at Lord's (Surrey v Middlesex)

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1927

41st US Womens Tennis: Helen Wills Moody beats Betty Nuthall (61 64)

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1927

Geoffrey Beene, Louisiana, dress designer (8 Coty Awards)

Birth
1927

Pieter Willem Kee, composer

Birth
1928

Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India

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1928

Bill Daily, Des Moines Iowa, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Newhart)

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1928

Johnny Mann, Balt Md, music director (Johnny Mann Stand Up and Cheer)

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1928

Ruth Westerheimer, sex therapist (Dr Ruth)

Birth
1928

Wilhelm Wien, Ger physicist (laws of motion, Nobel 1911), dies at 64

Death
1930

Warren Burger, US, author (The Midas Touch)

Birth
1930

Noel Harford, cricketer (brother of Roy NZ Test batsman in 1950's)

Birth
1930

William H Taft, 27th US President (1909-13), dies

Death
1931

John Leonard Swigert Jr, Denver Colorado, astronaut (Apollo 13)

Birth
1931

Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT)

Birth
1932

Willem M van Rossum, cardinal/prefect of Propaganda Fide, dies at 77

Death
1932

Hermann G”ring elected chairman (Reichstag)

Event
1933

Arne Mellnas, composer

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