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 This day in History - August 30
345 Historic Events for August 30
1943

Robert Crumb, US, cartoonist (Father Time, Fritz Cat)

Birth
1943

Jean Claude Killy, France, skier (Olympic-3 golds-1968)

Birth
1943

David Henry Maslanka, composer

Birth
1943

A[braham] [P] Merritt, author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!), dies at 58

Death
1944

Philip Yordan's "Anna Lucasta," premieres in NYC

Event
1944

11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 24, All-Stars 21 (48,769)

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1944

Charles Colbert, Chicago Ill, rocker (American Breed)

Birth
1944

Freek de Jonge, Dutch comedian (Neerlands Hoop)

Birth
1944

Morten Nielsen, Danish resistance fighter, dies

Death
1944

Soviet troops enter Bucharest Romania

Event
1944

John Surman, jazz musician

Birth
1945

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th Symphony

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1945

Hong Kong liberated from Japan

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1945

Gen MacArthur lands in Japan

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1945

12th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 19, All-Stars 7 (92,753)

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1945

David Schiff, composer

Birth
1946

Anne-Marie, Danish princess/daughter of Frederik IX

Birth
1947

Peggy Lipton, Lawrence NY, actress (Julie-Mod Squad, Twin Peaks)

Birth
1949

Roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game

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1949

WTVN (now WSYX) TV channel 6 in Columbus, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1949

Arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies

Death
1950

John Landis, Chicago IL, actor (American Werewolf in London)

Birth
1951

US and Philippines sign mutual defense pact

Event
1951

Timothy Bottoms, Santa Barbara CA, actor (Paper Chase, East of Eden)

Birth
1951

Dana, singer/actress (Flight of the Doves)

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