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 This day in History - September 30
407 Historic Events for September 30
1947

Rula Lenska, St Neots England, actress (Friends from Europe are here)

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1949

Pirates Ralph Kiner hits his 54th HR and NL record 16th in September

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1949

Michel Tognini, Vincennes France, astronaut (Soyuz TM-15, sk: STS 93)

Birth
1949

Berlin Airlift ends after 277,000 flights

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1950

Radio's "Grand Ole Opry" is broadcasted on TV for 1st time

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1950

WSM TV channel 4 in Nashville, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1950

Victoria Tennant, London England (All of Me, Chiefs, Winds of War)

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1950

1st congress of International Astronautical Federation opens in Paris

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1951

Catie Ball, US, 100 m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-4X4 gold-1968)

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1951

Nicholas Yermakov, US, sci-fi author (Epiphany, Jehad, Clique)

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1952

Waldorf Astor, House of Lords and Commons/owner of Observer, dies

Death
1952

Frank Zincavage, rocker (Romeo Void)

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1952

Darrell Hair, cricketer (Australian Test umpire since 1993-94)

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1953

WMT (now KGAN) TV channel 2 in Cedar Rapids-Waterloo, IA (CBS) begins

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1953

WICS TV channel 20 in Springfield, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Robert Anderson's "Tea and Sympathy," premieres in NYC

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1953

Deborah Allen, Memphis Tn, country singer (Jim Stafford Show)

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1953

Auguste/Jacques Piccard dives with bathosphere to 3150 m (record)

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1953

Earl Warren appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

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1954

"Boy Friend" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 483 performances

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1954

Nautilus, 1st atomic-powered vessel (sub), commissioned by the Navy

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1954

Silvia Chiv s, Cuba, 100m/4x100m runner (Olympic-bronze-1972)

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1954

Barry Williams, Santa Monica Calif, actor (Greg-Brady Bunch)

Birth
1954

Percie Charlton, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies

Death
1954

Calvin Levels, Cleveland Ohio, actor (Knightwatch)

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