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August 30th, 2007 (August 30 2007)DeathMichael Jackson, British beer and whiskey author/expert. (born in 1942)Michael Jackson Quotes
August 30th, 2007 (August 30 2007)DeathCharles Vanik, American politician (born in 1918)
August 30th, 2006 (August 30 2006)DeathGlenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor (born in 1916)
August 30th, 2006 (August 30 2006)DeathNaguib Mahfouz, Egyptian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1911)
August 30th, 2006 (August 30 2006)DeathRobin Cooke, Baron Cooke of Thorndon, New Zealand jurist and member of the British House of Lords (born in 1926)
August 30th, 2004 (August 30 2004)DeathFred Lawrence Whipple, American astronomer (born in 1906)
August 30th, 2004 (August 30 2004)DeathIndian Larry, American motorcycle builder and stuntman (born in 1949)
August 30th, 2003 (August 30 2003)DeathCharles Bronson, American actor (born in 1921)
August 30th, 2003 (August 30 2003)DeathDonald Davidson, American philosopher (born in 1917) Philo Quotes
August 30th, 2002 (August 30 2002)DeathJ. Lee Thompson, English film director (born in 1914)
August 30th, 2001 (August 30 2001)DeathIvor Spencer-Thomas, English farmer, entrepreneur and inventor (born in 1907)
August 30th, 1999 (August 30 1999)EventEast Timorese vote for independence in a referendum.
August 30th, 1999 (August 30 1999)DeathRaymond Poivet, French comics artist (born in 1910)
August 30th, 1996 (August 30 1996)DeathChristine Pascal, French actress and director (born in 1953)
August 30th, 1995 (August 30 1995)DeathFischer Black, American economist (born in 1938)
August 30th, 1995 (August 30 1995)DeathSterling Morrison, American guitarist (The Velvet Underground) (born in 1942)
August 30th, 1994 (August 30 1994)DeathLindsay Anderson, English film director (born in 1923)
August 30th, 1993 (August 30 1993)DeathRichard Jordan, American actor, (born in 1938)
August 30th, 1991 (August 30 1991)DeathJean Tinguely, Swiss painter and sculptor (born in 1925)
August 30th, 1990 (August 30 1990)EventTatarstan declares independence from the RSFSR.
August 30th, 1990 (August 30 1990)BirthKyle Swann, American actor
August 30th, 1989 (August 30 1989)DeathSeymour Krim, American journalist, essayist, and literary critic (born in 1922)
August 30th, 1988 (August 30 1988)BirthErnests Gulbis, Latvian tennis player
August 30th, 1986 (August 30 1986)BirthRyan Ross, American guitarist and lyricist (Panic at the Disco)
August 30th, 1985 (August 30 1985)BirthRichard Duffy, Welsh footballer
August 30th, 1985 (August 30 1985)BirthSteven Smith, Scottish footballer
August 30th, 1985 (August 30 1985)DeathTaylor Caldwell, English-born author (born in 1900)
August 30th, 1984 (August 30 1984)EventSTS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage.
August 30th, 1984 (August 30 1984)BirthAnthony Ireland, Zimbabwean cricketer
August 30th, 1983 (August 30 1983)BirthJun Matsumoto, Japanese singer and actor
August 30th, 1983 (August 30 1983)BirthJonne Aaron, Vocalist of the Finnish Band Negative
August 30th, 1983 (August 30 1983)BirthGustavo Eberto, Argentine footballer (died in 2007)
August 30th, 1982 (August 30 1982)BirthAndy Roddick, American tennis player
August 30th, 1982 (August 30 1982)BirthWill Davison, Australian racing driver
August 30th, 1981 (August 30 1981)DeathVera-Ellen, American actress (born in 1921)
August 30th, 1981 (August 30 1981)DeathMohammad-Ali Rajai, Iranian statesman (born in 1933)
August 30th, 1979 (August 30 1979)BirthJuan Ignacio Chela, Argentine tennis player
August 30th, 1979 (August 30 1979)BirthLeon Lopez, British actor
August 30th, 1979 (August 30 1979)BirthNiki Chow, Hong Kong actress and singer
August 30th, 1979 (August 30 1979)BirthTavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress
August 30th, 1978 (August 30 1978)BirthSwizz Beatz, rapper/producer
August 30th, 1978 (August 30 1978)BirthCliff Lee, American baseball player
August 30th, 1977 (August 30 1977)BirthShaun Alexander, American football player
August 30th, 1977 (August 30 1977)BirthMarlon Byrd, American baseball player
August 30th, 1977 (August 30 1977)BirthElden Henson, American actor
August 30th, 1977 (August 30 1977)BirthKamil Kosowski, Polish footballer
August 30th, 1977 (August 30 1977)BirthJens Ludwig, German guitarist
August 30th, 1976 (August 30 1976)BirthMike Koplove, American baseball player
August 30th, 1975 (August 30 1975)BirthRadhi Jaidi, Tunisian footballer
August 30th, 1974 (August 30 1974)EventA Belgrade-Dortmund express train derails at the main train station in Zagreb killing 153 passengers.
August 30th, 1974 (August 30 1974)EventPowerful bomb explodes at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries headquarters in Marunouchi, Tokyo, Japan. 8 killed, 378 injuredied in Eight left-wing activists are arrested on May 19, 1975 by Japanese authorities.
August 30th, 1974 (August 30 1974)BirthJavier Otxoa, Spanish cyclist
August 30th, 1974 (August 30 1974)BirthAaron Barrett, Lead singer/guitarist of Reel Big Fish
August 30th, 1973 (August 30 1973)BirthLisa Ling, American journalist
August 30th, 1972 (August 30 1972)BirthCameron Diaz, American actress
August 30th, 1972 (August 30 1972)BirthPavel Nedved, Czech footballer
August 30th, 1971 (August 30 1971)BirthLars Frederiksen, American guitarist (Rancid and UK Subs)
August 30th, 1971 (August 30 1971)DeathNathan Leopold, American murderer (born in 1904)
August 30th, 1970 (August 30 1970)BirthMichael Wong Guang Liang, Chinese Malaysian singer
August 30th, 1970 (August 30 1970)DeathDel Moore, American comedian (born in 1916)
August 30th, 1969 (August 30 1969)BirthDimitris Sgouros, Greek pianist
August 30th, 1968 (August 30 1968)BirthVladimir Malakhov, Russian ice hockey player
August 30th, 1968 (August 30 1968)DeathWilliam Talman, American actor (born in 1915)
August 30th, 1967 (August 30 1967)EventThurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
August 30th, 1966 (August 30 1966)BirthMichael Michele, American actress
August 30th, 1964 (August 30 1964)BirthGavin Fisher, British engineer
August 30th, 1963 (August 30 1963)EventHotline between U.S. and Soviet leaders goes into operation.
August 30th, 1963 (August 30 1963)BirthMichael Chiklis, American actor
August 30th, 1963 (August 30 1963)BirthPaul Oakenfold, British disc jockey
August 30th, 1963 (August 30 1963)DeathGuy Burgess, English-born Soviet spy (born in 1911)
August 30th, 1962 (August 30 1962)EventJapan conducts a test of the NAMC YS-11, its first aircraft since the war and its only successful commercial aircraft from before or after the war.
August 30th, 1962 (August 30 1962)BirthAlexander Litvinenko, Russian KGB officer (died in 2006)
August 30th, 1961 (August 30 1961)DeathCharles Coburn, American actor (born in 1877)
August 30th, 1960 (August 30 1960)BirthChalino Sanchez, Mexican musician (died in 1992)
August 30th, 1960 (August 30 1960)BirthHassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese organisation Hizbollah
August 30th, 1960 (August 30 1960)BirthMaster Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient (died in 1993)
August 30th, 1960 (August 30 1960)BirthGuy A. Lepage, Quebec humorist, television host and producer
August 30th, 1959 (August 30 1959)BirthMark Jacko Jackson, Australian rules footballer and actor
August 30th, 1958 (August 30 1958)BirthMartin Jackson, British drummer (Swing out Sister)
August 30th, 1958 (August 30 1958)BirthAnna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (died in 2006)
August 30th, 1956 (August 30 1956)EventLake Pontchartrain Causeway opens.
August 30th, 1954 (August 30 1954)BirthDavid Paymer, American actor
August 30th, 1954 (August 30 1954)BirthAlexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus
August 30th, 1953 (August 30 1953)BirthRobin Harris, American comedian (died in 1990)
August 30th, 1953 (August 30 1953)BirthHorace Panter, British musician (The Specials and General Public) Horace Quotes
August 30th, 1953 (August 30 1953)BirthRobert Parish, American basketball player
August 30th, 1953 (August 30 1953)BirthRon George, American politician
August 30th, 1951 (August 30 1951)BirthTimothy Bottoms, American actor
August 30th, 1951 (August 30 1951)BirthDana, Irish singer and politician
August 30th, 1949 (August 30 1949)BirthPeter Maffay, German musician
August 30th, 1949 (August 30 1949)BirthTed Ammon, American financier (died in 2001)
August 30th, 1949 (August 30 1949)BirthChristopher Collins, American actor and comedian (died in 1994)
August 30th, 1949 (August 30 1949)BirthDon Boudria, Canadian politician
August 30th, 1949 (August 30 1949)DeathArthur Fielder, English cricketer (born in 1877)
August 30th, 1948 (August 30 1948)BirthLewis Black, American comedian
August 30th, 1948 (August 30 1948)BirthDonnacha O Dea, Irish poker player and swimmer
August 30th, 1947 (August 30 1947)BirthAllan Rock, Canadian politician and diplomat
August 30th, 1946 (August 30 1946)BirthPeggy Lipton, American actress
August 30th, 1946 (August 30 1946)BirthQueen Anne-Marie of Greece
August 30th, 1946 (August 30 1946)DeathKonstantin Rodzaevsky, Russian fascist (executed) (born in 1907)
August 30th, 1946 (August 30 1946)DeathGrigory Semyonov, Russian counter-revolutionary (executed) (born in 1890)
August 30th, 1945 (August 30 1945)EventHong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces.
August 30th, 1945 (August 30 1945)EventSupreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Douglas MacArthur lands at Atsugi Air Force Base.Douglas MacArthur Quotes
August 30th, 1944 (August 30 1944)BirthMolly Ivins, American political humorist (died in 2007)
August 30th, 1944 (August 30 1944)BirthTug McGraw, American baseball player (died in 2004)
August 30th, 1943 (August 30 1943)BirthRobert Crumb, American cartoonistRobert Crumb Quotes
August 30th, 1943 (August 30 1943)BirthJean-Claude Killy, French skier
August 30th, 1943 (August 30 1943)DeathFather Eustaquio van Lieshout, Dutch Catholic priest (born in 1890)
August 30th, 1942 (August 30 1942)EventWorld War II: Battle of Alam Halfa begins.
August 30th, 1941 (August 30 1941)EventWorld War II: Siege of Leningrad begins.
August 30th, 1941 (August 30 1941)BirthBen Jones, American actor and politician
August 30th, 1941 (August 30 1941)DeathPeder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer and physicist (born in 1874)
August 30th, 1940 (August 30 1940)DeathJ.J. Thomson, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1856)
August 30th, 1939 (August 30 1939)BirthJohn Peel, English radio disc jockey (died in 2004)John Peel Quotes
August 30th, 1939 (August 30 1939)BirthElizabeth Ashley, American actress
August 30th, 1938 (August 30 1938)DeathMax Factor, make-up artist and cosmetic manufacturer (born in 1877)
August 30th, 1937 (August 30 1937)BirthBruce McLaren, New Zealand car racer and founder of eponymous race team (died in 1970)
August 30th, 1935 (August 30 1935)BirthJohn Phillips, American singer (Mamas and the Papas) (died in 2001)
August 30th, 1935 (August 30 1935)DeathHenri Barbusse, French novelist and journalist (born in 1873)
August 30th, 1933 (August 30 1933)BirthDon Getty, Canadian politician
August 30th, 1931 (August 30 1931)BirthJack Swigert, American astronaut (died in 1982)
August 30th, 1930 (August 30 1930)BirthWarren Buffett, American entrepreneurWarren Buffett Quotes
August 30th, 1930 (August 30 1930)BirthJerry Tarkanian, American basketball coach Tarkan Quotes
August 30th, 1928 (August 30 1928)BirthLloyd Casner, American racecar driver and owner (died in 1965)
August 30th, 1928 (August 30 1928)DeathWilhelm Wien, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1864)
August 30th, 1925 (August 30 1925)BirthLaurent de Brunhoff, French writer and illustrator
August 30th, 1924 (August 30 1924)BirthGeoffrey Beene, American fashion designer (died in 2004)
August 30th, 1923 (August 30 1923)BirthBarbara Mary Ansell, UK founder of paediatric rheumatology (died in 2001)
August 30th, 1923 (August 30 1923)BirthVic Seixas, American tennis player
August 30th, 1922 (August 30 1922)EventBattle of Dumlupinar, final battle in Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) ("Turkish War of Independence").
August 30th, 1922 (August 30 1922)BirthLionel Murphy, Australian politician (died in 1986)
August 30th, 1922 (August 30 1922)BirthRegina Resnik, American mezzo-soprano
August 30th, 1919 (August 30 1919)BirthKitty Wells, American singer
August 30th, 1918 (August 30 1918)EventFanya Kaplan, an assassin, shoots and seriously injures Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin. This, along with the assassination of Bolshevik senior official Moisei Uritsky days earlier, prompts the decree for Red Terror.Vladimir Lenin Quotes
August 30th, 1918 (August 30 1918)BirthTed Williams, American baseball player (died in 2002)Ted Williams Quotes
August 30th, 1918 (August 30 1918)BirthBilly Johnson, American baseball player (died in 2006)
August 30th, 1915 (August 30 1915)BirthRobert Strassburg, American composer (died in 2003)
August 30th, 1914 (August 30 1914)EventBattle of Tannenberg.
August 30th, 1913 (August 30 1913)BirthRichard Stone, Bank of Sweden Prize winner (died in 1991)
August 30th, 1912 (August 30 1912)BirthEdward Mills Purcell, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1997)
August 30th, 1912 (August 30 1912)BirthNancy Wake AC GM, New Zealand-born World War II secret agent
August 30th, 1909 (August 30 1909)EventBurgess Shale fossils discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott.
August 30th, 1908 (August 30 1908)BirthFred MacMurray, American actor (died in 1991)
August 30th, 1907 (August 30 1907)DeathRichard Mansfield, American actor and manager (born in 1857)
August 30th, 1906 (August 30 1906)BirthJoan Blondell, American actress (died in 1979)
August 30th, 1906 (August 30 1906)DeathHans Auer, Swiss architect (born in 1847)
August 30th, 1901 (August 30 1901)BirthRoy Wilkins, American civil rights leader (1981)
August 30th, 1901 (August 30 1901)BirthJohn Gunther, American writer (died in 1970)
August 30th, 1898 (August 30 1898)BirthShirley Booth, American actress (died in 1992)
August 30th, 1897 (August 30 1897)EventThe town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.
August 30th, 1896 (August 30 1896)EventEight provinces in the Philippines were declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor General Ramon Blanco. This included the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, Nueva Ecija as well as the nearby areas. Martial Quotes
August 30th, 1896 (August 30 1896)BirthRaymond Massey, Canadian actor (died in 1983)
August 30th, 1896 (August 30 1896)DeathAlexei Lobanov-Rostovsky, Russian statesman (born in 1824)
August 30th, 1893 (August 30 1893)BirthHuey Long, American politician (died in 1935)
August 30th, 1886 (August 30 1886)DeathFerris Jacobs, Jr., American politician (born in 1836)
August 30th, 1884 (August 30 1884)BirthTheodor Svedberg, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1971)
August 30th, 1879 (August 30 1879)DeathJohn Bell Hood, American Confederate general (born in 1831)
August 30th, 1873 (August 30 1873)EventAustrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea.
August 30th, 1871 (August 30 1871)BirthErnest Rutherford, New Zealand-born Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (died in 1937)Ernest Rutherford Quotes
August 30th, 1870 (August 30 1870)BirthGrand Duchess Alexandra Georgievna of Russia (died in 1891)
August 30th, 1862 (August 30 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Richmond: Confederates under Edmund Kirby Smith rout a Union army under General Horatio Wright.
August 30th, 1862 (August 30 1862)EventAmerican Civil War: Union forces are defeated in Second Battle of Bull Run.
August 30th, 1860 (August 30 1860)BirthIsaac Levitan, Russian artist (died in 1900)
August 30th, 1856 (August 30 1856)BirthCarle David Tolme Runge, German physicist (died in 1927)
August 30th, 1856 (August 30 1856)DeathGilbert Abbott a Beckett, English writer (born in 1811)
August 30th, 1852 (August 30 1852)BirthJacobus Henricus van t Hoff, Nobel Prize laureate (died in 1911)
August 30th, 1848 (August 30 1848)BirthAndrew Onderdonk, Canadian railway contractor (died in 1905)
August 30th, 1842 (August 30 1842)BirthGrand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia (died in 1849)
August 30th, 1839 (August 30 1839)BirthGulstan Ropert, French Catholic prelate (died in 1903)
August 30th, 1836 (August 30 1836)EventThe city of Houston is founded by Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen
August 30th, 1835 (August 30 1835)EventMelbourne, Australia is founded.
August 30th, 1821 (August 30 1821)BirthAnita Garibaldi, Brazilian warrior; Garibaldi s wife (War of Tatters) (died in 1849)
August 30th, 1818 (August 30 1818)BirthAlexander H. Rice, 30th Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1895)
August 30th, 1813 (August 30 1813)EventBattle of Kulm: French forces defeated by Austrian-Prussian-Russian alliance.
August 30th, 1813 (August 30 1813)EventCreek War: Creek Red Sticks carried out the Fort Mims Massacre.
August 30th, 1813 (August 30 1813)BirthPrincess Mathilde of Bavaria died in 1862
August 30th, 1808 (August 30 1808)BirthPrincess Ludovika of Bavaria (died in 1892)
August 30th, 1800 (August 30 1800)EventGabriel Prosser leads a slave rebellion in Richmond, Virginia
August 30th, 1799 (August 30 1799)EventCapture of the entire Dutch fleet by British forces under the command of Sir Ralph Abercromby and Admiral Sir Charles Mitchell during the Second Coalition of the French Revolutionary Wars.
August 30th, 1797 (August 30 1797)BirthMary Wollstonecraft Shelley, English writer (died in 1851)Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Quotes
August 30th, 1791 (August 30 1791)EventThe HMS Pandora sank after running aground on a reef the previous day.
August 30th, 1751 (August 30 1751)DeathChristopher Polhem, Swedish scientist and inventor (born in 1661)
August 30th, 1748 (August 30 1748)BirthJacques-Louis David, French painter (died in 1825)
August 30th, 1723 (August 30 1723)DeathAnton van Leeuwenhoek, Dutch tradesman and scientist (born in 1632)
August 30th, 1720 (August 30 1720)BirthSamuel Whitbread, English brewer (died in 1796)
August 30th, 1705 (August 30 1705)BirthDavid Hartley, English philosopher (died in 1757) Philo Quotes
August 30th, 1619 (August 30 1619)DeathShimazu Yoshihiro, Japanese samurai and warlord (born in 1535)
August 30th, 1617 (August 30 1617)DeathRose of Lima, Peruvian saint (born in 1586)
August 30th, 1590 (August 30 1590)EventTokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590)
August 30th, 1580 (August 30 1580)DeathEmmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy (born in 1528)
August 30th, 1574 (August 30 1574)EventGuru Ram Das became the Fourth Sikh Guru/Master.
August 30th, 1483 (August 30 1483)DeathKing Louis XI of France (born in 1423)
August 30th, 1428 (August 30 1428)DeathEmperor Shoko (born in 1401)
August 30th, 1377 (August 30 1377)BirthShah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (died in 1447)
August 30th, 1363 (August 30 1363)EventBeginning date of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leaders- Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang-are pitted against each other in what was one of the largest naval battles in history, during the last decade of the ailing, Mongol-led Yuan Dynasty.
August 30th, 1334 (August 30 1334)BirthPedro of Castile (died in 1369)
August 30th, 1158 (August 30 1158)DeathKing Sancho III of Castile (born in 1134)
August 30th, 0526 (August 30 0526)DeathTheodoric the Great (born in 454)

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