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 This day in History - August 30
345 Historic Events for August 30
1952

Arky Vaughn, infielder (Pirates and Dodgers), drowns

Death
1953

Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC

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1953

Dimiter Nenov, composer, dies at 51

Death
1953

Robert Parish, NBA center (Boston Celtics, Charlotte Hornets)

Birth
1954

Gerard Hadders, Dutch postage stamp designer (1991 children stamp)

Birth
1954

Hurricane Carol, kills 68

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1954

David Paymer, actor (Love Mary, Mr Saturday Night)

Birth
1955

Richard "Butch" Johnson, Worcester Mass, archer (Olymp-gold-1992, 96)

Birth
1955

Martin Jackson, rocker (Swing Out Sister-Swing Out)

Birth
1956

Jayne Irving, English TV hostess (Live at 3)

Birth
1956

Jose Antonio de Donostia, composer, dies at 70

Death
1956

USSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests)

Event
1956

White mob prevents enrollment of blacks at Mansfield HS, Texas

Event
1957

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1957

US senator Strom Thurmond speaks 24hrs 27m against civil rights

Event
1958

US performs nuclear test at S Atlantic Ocean

Event
1960

Vic Wilk, Los Angeles CA, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Knoxville Open)

Birth
1960

East Germany imposes a partial blockade on West Berlin

Event
1960

Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7

Event
1961

J B Parsons is 1st African American judge of a US District Court

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1961

Last Spanish troops leave Morocco

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1961

Oriole Jack Fisher walks 12 LA Angels in a 9 inning game

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1961

USSR says it will resume nuclear testing

Event
1961

Charles Coburn, actor (Heaven Can Wait, Idiot's Delight), dies at 84

Death
1961

1st Negro judge of a US District Court confirmed-JB Parsons

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