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October 30th, 2007 (October 30 2007)DeathRobert Goulet, American entertainer (born in 1933)
October 30th, 2007 (October 30 2007)DeathLinda Stein, Ramones manager and real estate broker (born in 1945)
October 30th, 2007 (October 30 2007)DeathWashoe, chimpanzee trained in American Sign Language (born in 1965)
October 30th, 2007 (October 30 2007)DeathJohn Woodruff, American athlete (born in 1915)
October 30th, 2006 (October 30 2006)DeathJunji Kinoshita, Japanese playwright (born in 1914)
October 30th, 2006 (October 30 2006)DeathClifford Geertz, American anthropologist (born in 1926)
October 30th, 2005 (October 30 2005)EventThe rebuilt Dresden Frauenkirche (destroyed in the firebombing of Dresden during World War II) is reconsecrated after a thirteen-year rebuilding project.
October 30th, 2005 (October 30 2005)DeathAl Lopez, American baseball player and manager (born in 1908)
October 30th, 2005 (October 30 2005)DeathShamsher Singh Sheri, Indian communist leader (born in 1942)
October 30th, 2004 (October 30 2004)DeathPeggy Ryan, American actress (born in 1924)
October 30th, 2002 (October 30 2002)EventBritish Digital terrestrial television (DTT) Service Freeview begins transmitting in parts of the United Kingdom.
October 30th, 2002 (October 30 2002)DeathJam Master Jay, American rapper and musician (Run DMC) (born in 1965)
October 30th, 2002 (October 30 2002)DeathJuan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (born in 1922)
October 30th, 2000 (October 30 2000)DeathSteve Allen, American comedian, author, and composer (born in 1921)Steve Allen Quotes
October 30th, 1997 (October 30 1997)DeathSamuel Fuller, American film director (born in 1912)
October 30th, 1995 (October 30 1995)EventQuebec sovereignists narrowly lose a referendum for a mandate to negotiate independence from Canada (vote was 50.6% to 49.4%).
October 30th, 1993 (October 30 1993)DeathPaul Gregoire, Archbishop of Montreal (born in 1911)
October 30th, 1991 (October 30 1991)EventThe Madrid Conference for Middle East peace talks opens.
October 30th, 1989 (October 30 1989)BirthNastia Liukin, American gymnast
October 30th, 1989 (October 30 1989)BirthSeth Adkins, American actor
October 30th, 1988 (October 30 1988)EventPhilip Morris buys Kraft Foods for U.S. $13.1 billion.
October 30th, 1988 (October 30 1988)BirthJanel Parrish, American actress
October 30th, 1988 (October 30 1988)DeathT. Hee, American animator (born in 1911)
October 30th, 1987 (October 30 1987)EventIn Japan, NEC releases the first 16-bit home entertainment system, the TurboGrafx-16, known as PC Engine.
October 30th, 1987 (October 30 1987)BirthJunaid Siddique, Bangladeshi cricketer
October 30th, 1986 (October 30 1986)BirthThomas Morgenstern, Austrian ski jumper
October 30th, 1985 (October 30 1985)EventSpace Shuttle Challenger lifts off for mission STS-61-A, its final successful mission.
October 30th, 1985 (October 30 1985)DeathKirby Grant, American actor (born in 1911)
October 30th, 1984 (October 30 1984)BirthEva Pigford, American model
October 30th, 1983 (October 30 1983)EventThe first democratic elections in Argentina after seven years of military rule are held.
October 30th, 1983 (October 30 1983)BirthIain Hume, Canadian footballer
October 30th, 1983 (October 30 1983)BirthTrent Edwards, American Football Player
October 30th, 1982 (October 30 1982)BirthAndy Greene, American ice hockey player
October 30th, 1982 (October 30 1982)BirthManny Parra, American baseball player
October 30th, 1981 (October 30 1981)BirthIvanka Trump, American model
October 30th, 1981 (October 30 1981)BirthJun Ji-hyun, South Korean actress
October 30th, 1981 (October 30 1981)BirthIan Snell, American baseball player
October 30th, 1980 (October 30 1980)EventEl Salvador and Honduras sign a peace treaty to put the border dispute fought over in 1969 s Football War before the International Court of Justice.
October 30th, 1980 (October 30 1980)BirthSarah Carter, Canadian actress
October 30th, 1980 (October 30 1980)BirthChoi Hong-man, South Korean kickboxer
October 30th, 1979 (October 30 1979)BirthJason Bartlett, American baseball player
October 30th, 1979 (October 30 1979)BirthYukie Nakama, Japanese actress
October 30th, 1979 (October 30 1979)DeathSir Barnes Wallis, British scientist, engineer and inventor (born in 1887)
October 30th, 1979 (October 30 1979)DeathDonna Rachele Mussolini, Italian, wife of Benito Mussolini (born in 1890)Benito Mussolini Quotes
October 30th, 1978 (October 30 1978)BirthMartin Dossett, American football player
October 30th, 1978 (October 30 1978)BirthAmanda Swafford, American model
October 30th, 1977 (October 30 1977)BirthJason Adelman, American actor
October 30th, 1977 (October 30 1977)BirthCharmian Faulkner, Australian crime victim
October 30th, 1976 (October 30 1976)BirthStern John, Trinidadian footballer
October 30th, 1976 (October 30 1976)BirthMaurice Taylor, American Basketball Player
October 30th, 1975 (October 30 1975)EventPrince Juan Carlos becomes Spain s acting head of state, taking over for the country s ailing dictator, Gen. Francisco Franco.
October 30th, 1975 (October 30 1975)BirthIan D Sa, Guitarist/Vocalist for Canadian rock band Billy Talent
October 30th, 1975 (October 30 1975)BirthMaria Thayer, American actress
October 30th, 1975 (October 30 1975)DeathGustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born in 1887)
October 30th, 1974 (October 30 1974)EventThe Rumble in the Jungle boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman takes place in Kinshasa, Zaire.Muhammad Ali Quotes
October 30th, 1973 (October 30 1973)EventThe Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time.
October 30th, 1973 (October 30 1973)BirthAdam "Edge" Copeland, Canadian wrestler
October 30th, 1973 (October 30 1973)BirthSilvia Corzo, Colombian newscaster
October 30th, 1973 (October 30 1973)BirthMichael Oakes, English footballer
October 30th, 1972 (October 30 1972)EventA collision between two commuter trains in Chicago, Illinois kills 45 and injures 332.
October 30th, 1971 (October 30 1971)BirthAhn Jae Wook, South Korean actor and singer
October 30th, 1970 (October 30 1970)EventIn Vietnam, the worst monsoon to hit the area in six years causes large floods, kills 293, leaves 200,000 homeless and virtually halts the Vietnam War.
October 30th, 1970 (October 30 1970)BirthMaja Tatic, Bosnia singer
October 30th, 1970 (October 30 1970)BirthTory Belleci, American TV Mythbuster
October 30th, 1970 (October 30 1970)BirthNia Long, American actress
October 30th, 1970 (October 30 1970)BirthEkaterini Voggoli, Greek discus thrower
October 30th, 1969 (October 30 1969)BirthMasanori Hikichi, Japanese composer
October 30th, 1969 (October 30 1969)DeathPops Foster, American musician (born in 1892)
October 30th, 1968 (October 30 1968)BirthJack Plotnick, American actor
October 30th, 1968 (October 30 1968)DeathRose Wilder Lane, American journalist and author (born in 1886)
October 30th, 1968 (October 30 1968)DeathRamon Novarro, Mexican actor (born in 1899)
October 30th, 1968 (October 30 1968)DeathConrad Richter, American writer (born in 1890)
October 30th, 1967 (October 30 1967)BirthBrad Aitken, Canadian ice hockey player
October 30th, 1967 (October 30 1967)BirthGavin Rossdale, English musician
October 30th, 1966 (October 30 1966)BirthScott Innes, American voice actor
October 30th, 1966 (October 30 1966)DeathYorgos Theotokas, Greek novelist (born in 1906)
October 30th, 1965 (October 30 1965)EventVietnam War: Just miles from Da Nang, United States Marines repel an intense attack by wave after wave of Viet Cong forces, killing 56 guerrillas. Among the dead, a sketch of Marine positions was found on the body of a 13-year-old Vietnamese boy who sold drinks to the Marines the day before.
October 30th, 1964 (October 30 1964)BirthHoward Lederer, American poker player
October 30th, 1963 (October 30 1963)BirthMichael Beach, American actor
October 30th, 1963 (October 30 1963)BirthKristina Wagner, American actress
October 30th, 1962 (October 30 1962)BirthCourtney Walsh, West Indian cricketer
October 30th, 1961 (October 30 1961)EventNuclear testing: The Soviet Union detonates the hydrogen bomb Tsar Bomba over Novaya Zemlya; at 58 megatons of yield, it is still the largest explosive device ever detonated, nuclear or not. Nikita Kruschev announces that the scientists had planned to make it 100 megatons, but had reduced the yield to reduce fallout over the Soviet Union.
October 30th, 1961 (October 30 1961)EventBecause of "violations of Lenin s precepts", it is decreed that Joseph Stalin s body be removed from its place of honour inside Lenin s tomb and buried near the Kremlin wall with a plain granite marker instead.Joseph Stalin Quotes
October 30th, 1961 (October 30 1961)BirthScott Garrelts, American baseball player
October 30th, 1960 (October 30 1960)EventMichael Woodruff performs the first successful kidney transplant in the United Kingdom at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
October 30th, 1960 (October 30 1960)BirthDiego Armando Maradona, Argentine footballer
October 30th, 1958 (October 30 1958)BirthJoe Delaney, American football player (died in 1983)
October 30th, 1958 (October 30 1958)BirthStefan Dennis, Australian actor
October 30th, 1958 (October 30 1958)BirthRamona d Viola, American cyclist
October 30th, 1957 (October 30 1957)BirthKevin Pollak, American actor
October 30th, 1957 (October 30 1957)BirthAndy Archer, Scottish dramatist
October 30th, 1957 (October 30 1957)DeathFred Beebe, baseball player (born in 1880)
October 30th, 1956 (October 30 1956)BirthJuliet Stevenson, English actress
October 30th, 1954 (October 30 1954)BirthMario Testino, Peruvian-born English fashion photographer
October 30th, 1953 (October 30 1953)EventCold War: U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower formally approves the top secret document National Security Council Paper No. 162/2, which states that the United States arsenal of nuclear weapons must be maintained and expanded to counter the communist threat.Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes
October 30th, 1953 (October 30 1953)BirthCharles Martin Smith, American actor
October 30th, 1951 (October 30 1951)BirthHarry Hamlin, American actor
October 30th, 1950 (October 30 1950)EventPope Pius XII witnesses "The Miracle of the Sun" while at the Vatican.
October 30th, 1948 (October 30 1948)BirthRusty Goffe, British actor
October 30th, 1947 (October 30 1947)EventThe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which is the foundation of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), is founded.
October 30th, 1947 (October 30 1947)BirthTimothy B. Schmit, American musician (Eagles)
October 30th, 1945 (October 30 1945)EventJackie Robinson of the Kansas City Monarchs signs a contract for the Brooklyn Dodgers to break the baseball color barrier.
October 30th, 1945 (October 30 1945)BirthHenry Winkler, American actor
October 30th, 1944 (October 30 1944)EventAnne Frank and sister Margot Frank are deported from Auschwitz to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.Anne Frank Quotes
October 30th, 1943 (October 30 1943)BirthJoanna Shimkus, Canadian actress
October 30th, 1941 (October 30 1941)EventWorld War II: Franklin Delano Roosevelt approves U.S. $1 billion in Lend-Lease aid to the Allied nations.Franklin Delano Roosevelt Quotes
October 30th, 1941 (October 30 1941)Event1,500 Jews from Pidhaytsi (in western Ukraine) are sent by Nazis to Belzec extermination camp.
October 30th, 1941 (October 30 1941)BirthTheodor W. Hansch, German physicist, Nobel laureate
October 30th, 1941 (October 30 1941)BirthOtis Williams, American singer
October 30th, 1940 (October 30 1940)BirthEd Lauter, American actor
October 30th, 1939 (October 30 1939)BirthLeland H. Hartwell, American scientist, Nobel laureate
October 30th, 1939 (October 30 1939)BirthGrace Slick, American singer (Jefferson Airplane)Grace Slick Quotes
October 30th, 1939 (October 30 1939)BirthEdward Holland, Jr., American singer
October 30th, 1938 (October 30 1938)EventOrson Welles broadcasts his radio play of H. G. Wells s The War of the Worlds, causing a nationwide panic in the United States.Orson Welles Quotes
October 30th, 1937 (October 30 1937)BirthClaude Lelouch, French film director
October 30th, 1936 (October 30 1936)BirthPolina Astakhova, Ukrainian gymnast (died in 2005)
October 30th, 1935 (October 30 1935)BirthAgota Kristof, Hungarian writer
October 30th, 1935 (October 30 1935)BirthMichael Winner, British film directorMichael Winner Quotes
October 30th, 1935 (October 30 1935)BirthJim Perry, American baseball player
October 30th, 1935 (October 30 1935)BirthRobert Caro, American biographer
October 30th, 1934 (October 30 1934)BirthFrans Bruggen, Dutch musician
October 30th, 1932 (October 30 1932)BirthLouis Malle, French film director (died in 1995)
October 30th, 1932 (October 30 1932)BirthBarun De, Indian historian
October 30th, 1931 (October 30 1931)BirthVince Callahan, American politician
October 30th, 1930 (October 30 1930)BirthNestor Almendros, Spanish cinematographer (died in 1992)
October 30th, 1930 (October 30 1930)BirthClifford Brown, American musician (died in 1956)
October 30th, 1929 (October 30 1929)EventThe Stuttgart Cable Car is constructed in Stuttgart, Germany.
October 30th, 1928 (October 30 1928)BirthDaniel Nathans, American microbiologist, Nobel laureate (died in 1999)
October 30th, 1927 (October 30 1927)BirthJoe Adcock, American baseball player (died in 1999)
October 30th, 1926 (October 30 1926)BirthJacques Swaters, Belgian racing driver
October 30th, 1925 (October 30 1925)EventJohn Logie Baird creates Britain s first television transmitter.
October 30th, 1923 (October 30 1923)DeathAndrew Bonar Law, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1858)
October 30th, 1922 (October 30 1922)EventBenito Mussolini is made Prime Minister of Italy.Benito Mussolini Quotes
October 30th, 1922 (October 30 1922)BirthJane White, American actress and singer
October 30th, 1920 (October 30 1920)EventThe Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney.
October 30th, 1918 (October 30 1918)EventThe Ottoman Empire signs an armistice with the Allies, ending the First World War in the Middle East.
October 30th, 1917 (October 30 1917)BirthBobby Bragan, American baseball player
October 30th, 1917 (October 30 1917)BirthNikolai Vasilievich Ogarkov, Soviet field marshal (died in 1994)
October 30th, 1917 (October 30 1917)BirthMaurice Trintignant, French race car driver (died in 2005)
October 30th, 1916 (October 30 1916)BirthLeon Day, American baseball player (died in 1995)
October 30th, 1915 (October 30 1915)BirthFred Friendly, American journalist (died in 1998)
October 30th, 1915 (October 30 1915)DeathCharles Tupper, sixth Prime Minister of Canada (born in 1821)
October 30th, 1914 (October 30 1914)BirthRichard E Holz, American composer
October 30th, 1914 (October 30 1914)BirthAnna Wing, English actress
October 30th, 1912 (October 30 1912)DeathJames S. Sherman, Vice President of the United States (born in 1855)
October 30th, 1911 (October 30 1911)BirthRuth Hussey, American actress (died in 2005)
October 30th, 1910 (October 30 1910)DeathHenry Dunant, Swiss founder of the Red Cross, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (born in 1828)
October 30th, 1909 (October 30 1909)BirthHomi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (died in 1966)
October 30th, 1908 (October 30 1908)BirthPatsy Montana, American country music singer and songwriter (died in 1996)
October 30th, 1907 (October 30 1907)BirthSol Tax, American anthropologist (died in 1995)
October 30th, 1906 (October 30 1906)BirthAlexander Gode, German-American linguist (died in 1970)
October 30th, 1906 (October 30 1906)BirthGiuseppe Farina, Italian race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (died in 1966)
October 30th, 1905 (October 30 1905)EventTsar Nicholas II of Russia grants Russia s first constitution, creating a legislative assembly.
October 30th, 1900 (October 30 1900)BirthRagnar Granit Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (died in 1991)
October 30th, 1899 (October 30 1899)DeathWilliam Henry Webb, American industrialist and philanthropist (born in 1816)
October 30th, 1898 (October 30 1898)BirthBill Terry, baseball player (died in 1989)
October 30th, 1897 (October 30 1897)BirthRex Cherryman, American actor (died in 1928)
October 30th, 1896 (October 30 1896)BirthRuth Gordon, American actress (died in 1985)
October 30th, 1896 (October 30 1896)BirthKostas Karyotakis, Greek poet (died in 1928)
October 30th, 1895 (October 30 1895)BirthGerhard Domagk, German bacteriologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (declined) (died in 1964)
October 30th, 1895 (October 30 1895)BirthDickinson W. Richards, American physician, Nobel laureate (died in 1973)
October 30th, 1894 (October 30 1894)EventDomenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in producing pandoro industrially.
October 30th, 1894 (October 30 1894)BirthJean Rostand, French biologist (died in 1977)
October 30th, 1894 (October 30 1894)DeathHonore Mercier, politician, Premier of Quebec (born in 1840)
October 30th, 1893 (October 30 1893)BirthCharles Atlas, Italian-born bodybuilder (died in 1972)
October 30th, 1893 (October 30 1893)BirthRoland Freisler, German Nazi politician (died in 1945)
October 30th, 1893 (October 30 1893)DeathJohn Joseph Caldwell Abbott, third Prime Minister of Canada (born in 1821)
October 30th, 1888 (October 30 1888)BirthKonstantinos Tsiklitiras, Greek Olympic champion (died in 1913)
October 30th, 1886 (October 30 1886)BirthZoe Akins, American playwright (died in 1958)
October 30th, 1885 (October 30 1885)BirthEzra Pound, American poet (died in 1972)Ezra Pound Quotes
October 30th, 1883 (October 30 1883)DeathRobert Volkmann, German composer (born in 1815)
October 30th, 1882 (October 30 1882)BirthWilliam Halsey, Jr, American admiral (died in 1959)
October 30th, 1882 (October 30 1882)BirthGunther von Kluge, German field marshal (died in 1944)Gunther von Kluge Quotes
October 30th, 1881 (October 30 1881)BirthElizabeth Madox Roberts, American poet and author (died in 1941)
October 30th, 1871 (October 30 1871)BirthPaul Valery, French poet (died in 1945)Paul Valery Quotes
October 30th, 1871 (October 30 1871)BirthBuck Freeman, American baseball player (died in 1949)
October 30th, 1864 (October 30 1864)EventSecond war of Schleswig ends. Denmark renounces all claim to Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg, which come under Prussian and Austrian administration.
October 30th, 1864 (October 30 1864)EventHelena, Montana is founded after four prospectors discover gold at "Last Chance Gulch."
October 30th, 1863 (October 30 1863)EventDanish Prince Wilhelm arrives in Athens to assume his throne as George I, King of the Hellenes.
October 30th, 1861 (October 30 1861)BirthAntoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (died in 1929)
October 30th, 1857 (October 30 1857)BirthGeorges Gilles de la Tourette, French neurologist (died in 1904)
October 30th, 1853 (October 30 1853)DeathPietro Raimondi, Italian composer (born in 1786)
October 30th, 1847 (October 30 1847)BirthGalileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (died in 1897)
October 30th, 1844 (October 30 1844)BirthHarvey W. Wiley, American chemist (died in 1930)
October 30th, 1842 (October 30 1842)DeathAllan Cunningham, Scottish poet and author (born in 1784)Allan Cunningham Quotes
October 30th, 1839 (October 30 1839)BirthAlfred Sisley, French artist (died in 1899)
October 30th, 1831 (October 30 1831)EventIn Southampton County, Virginia, escaped slave Nat Turner is captured and arrested for leading the bloodiest slave rebellion in United States history.Ted Turner Quotes
October 30th, 1821 (October 30 1821)BirthFyodor Dostoevsky, Russian writer (died in 1881)Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes
October 30th, 1816 (October 30 1816)DeathFrederick I of Wurttemberg (born in 1754)
October 30th, 1809 (October 30 1809)DeathWilliam Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (born in 1738)William King Quotes
October 30th, 1799 (October 30 1799)BirthIgnace Bourget, bishop of Montreal (died in 1885)
October 30th, 1786 (October 30 1786)BirthPhilippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspe, French Canadian writer (died in 1871)
October 30th, 1762 (October 30 1762)BirthAndre Chenier, French writer (died in 1794)
October 30th, 1751 (October 30 1751)BirthRichard Sheridan, Irish playwright (died in 1816)
October 30th, 1735 (October 30 1735)BirthJohn Adams, President of the United States (died in 1826)John Adams Quotes
October 30th, 1685 (October 30 1685)DeathMichel le Tellier, French statesman (born in 1603)
October 30th, 1680 (October 30 1680)DeathAntoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic (born in 1616)
October 30th, 1668 (October 30 1668)BirthSophia Charlotte of Hanover, queen in Prussia (died in 1705)
October 30th, 1654 (October 30 1654)DeathEmperor Go-Komyo of Japan (born in 1633)
October 30th, 1632 (October 30 1632)DeathHenri II de Montmorency, French naval officer and Governor of Languedoc (born in 1595)
October 30th, 1626 (October 30 1626)DeathWillebrord Snell, Dutch astronomer and mathematician (born in 1580)
October 30th, 1624 (October 30 1624)BirthPaul Pellisson, French writer (died in 1693)
October 30th, 1611 (October 30 1611)DeathKing Charles IX of Sweden (born in 1550)
October 30th, 1602 (October 30 1602)DeathJean-Jacques Boissard, French poet (born in 1528)
October 30th, 1553 (October 30 1553)DeathJacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (born in 1489)
October 30th, 1522 (October 30 1522)DeathJean Mouton, French composer
October 30th, 1513 (October 30 1513)BirthJacques Amyot, French writer (died in 1593)
October 30th, 1502 (October 30 1502)EventVasco da Gama returns to Calicut for the second time.
October 30th, 1485 (October 30 1485)EventHenry VII of England crowned.
October 30th, 1470 (October 30 1470)EventHenry VI of England returns to the English throne after Earl of Warwick defeats Yorkists in battle.
October 30th, 1459 (October 30 1459)DeathGian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italian humanist (born in 1380)
October 30th, 1340 (October 30 1340)EventBattle of Rio Salado.
October 30th, 1270 (October 30 1270)EventThe Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis end by an agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis. Louis IX of France Quotes
October 30th, 1218 (October 30 1218)BirthEmperor Chukyo of Japan (died in 1234)
October 30th, 1137 (October 30 1137)EventBattle of Rignano between Ranulf of Apulia and Roger II of Sicily.
October 30th, 0637 (October 30 0637)EventAntioch surrenders to the Muslim forces under Rashidun Caliphate after the Battle of Iron bridge.

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