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 This day in History - August 30
345 Historic Events for August 30
1933

Air France forms

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1933

Portuguese dictator Salazar forms secret police (PIDE)

Event
1934

Earnest L Wolzogen, German writer (That tolle Komtess), dies at 79

Death
1934

B P "Baloo" Gupte, cricketer (brother of Fergie, Indian leggie)

Birth
1934

Eric Schneider, Dutch actor (Drop Out, Family, Flanagan)

Birth
1935

Henri Barbusse, French writer (Le feu), dies at 62

Death
1935

John Phillips, singer/guitarist (Mama and Papas-California Dreaming)

Birth
1936

Fabrizia Ramondino, writer

Birth
1937

Joe Louis beats Tommy Farr in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

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1938

Steve Delaney, Dobbs Ferry NY, newscaster (Monitor)

Birth
1939

NY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph)

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1939

Elizabeth Ashley, [Cole], Ocala Florida, actress (Coma, Evening Shade)

Birth
1939

Isoroku Yamamoto appointed supreme commander of Japanese fleet

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1939

General Reijnders appointed supreme commander of Dutch army

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1939

6th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 9, All-Stars 0 (81,456)

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1939

Wilhelm B”lsche, writer, dies at 78

Death
1939

Poland mobilizes

Event
1941

St Louis Card Lon Warneke no-hits Cin Reds, 2-0

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1941

Sue MacGregor, BBC-radio hostess

Birth
1941

John McNally, Liverpool, rock guitarist/vocalist (Searchers)

Birth
1941

Siege of Leningrad by Nazi troops began during WW II

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1942

Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg

Event
1942

Jonathan Aitken, English MP

Birth
1942

Pervez Sajjad, Pakistani cricket left-arm spinner (19 Tests 1964-73)

Birth
1942

Jean-Claude Killy, French alpine skiier (Olympic-Gold-1968)

Birth