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Historical Events In August - 30

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1945  Hong Kong liberated from Japan on this day in history.  

1945  The Japanese POW camp Shamshuipo in Hong Kong is liberated containin 1500 POW's including 400 Canadians on this day in history.  

1945  12th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 19, All-Stars 7 (92,753) on this day in history.  

1949  Roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game on August - 30.  

1949  On August - 30 arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies  

1951  US & Philippines sign mutual defense pact on August - 30.  

1952  Arky Vaughn, infielder (Pirates & Dodgers), drowns on August - 30.  

1953  On August - 30 future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC  

1953  On August - 30 dimiter Nenov, composer, dies at 51  

1954  On this day in history hurricane Carol, kills 68  

1956  White mob prevents enrollment of blacks at Mansfield HS, Texas on August - 30.  

1956  On August - 30 uSSR performs nuclear test (atmospheric tests)  

1956  Jose Antonio de Donostia, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

1957  On August - 30 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1958  US performs nuclear test at S Atlantic Ocean on this day in history.  

1960  On August - 30 boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7  

1961  The first Negro judge of a US District Court confirmed-JB Parsons on this day in history.  

1961  1st Negro judge of a US District Court confirmed-JB Parsons on August - 30.  

1961  On August - 30 charles Coburn, actor (Heaven Can Wait, Idiot's Delight), dies at 84  

1963  On this day in history hot Line communications link between Wash DC & Moscow went begins  

1963  On this day in history the Hot Line phone linking the White House with the Kremlin was installed.  

1963  Axel Stordahl, orch leader (Frank Sinatra Show), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1964  Wesley Lau, actor (Lt Anderson-Perry Mason), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1965  Casey Stengel announces his retirement after 55 years in baseball on August - 30.  

1965  Casey Stengel retires from baseball after a career spanning 40 years on August - 30.  

1965  Section of Allalin glacier wipes out construction site at Mattmark Dam near Saas-Fee, Switzerland on this day in history.  

1967  The US Senate confirms Thurgood Marshall as the first black US Supreme Court Justice on this day in history.  

1967  On this day in history uS Senate confirm Thurgood Marshall as first black justice  

1968  Death of CEW Bean, founder of the Australian War Memorial and editor of the Official history of Australia in the war of 1914-18 on this day in history.  

1968  On this day in history john and Yoko Lennon's One on One concert at Madison Square Garden raises $250,000 to help mentally retarded children.  

1968  On this day in history the first record under Apple label (Beatle's Hey Jude)  

1968  William Talman, actor (Hamilton-Perry Mason), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1969  120,000 attend Texas Intl Pop Festival on this day in history.  

1969  On August - 30 25,000 attend 2nd Annual Sky River Rock Festival, Tenino Wash  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  Pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon was born on August - 30.  

1334  On August - 30 birth of pedro of Castile (d. 1369)  

1377  Shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447) was born on August - 30.  

1609  Artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised was born on this day in history.  

1687  On August - 30 birth of francesco Maria Vallara, composer  

1693  On August - 30 birth of jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist  

1705  David Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757) was born on this day in history.  

1720  On August - 30 birth of samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796)  

Famous Deaths In August - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0524  On August - 30 chlodomer, King of the France to Orleans, dies at about 29  

0526  On August - 30 death of theodorik the Great, King of Ostrogoten (b. 454)  

1181  Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies on this day in history.  

1428  Death of Emperor Shōkō (b. 1401) on this day in history.  

1482  Louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies on this day in history.  

1483  Louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60 on August - 30.  

1529  On August - 30 juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61  

1580  On August - 30 emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies  

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