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Historical Events In August - 30

Monday, 28 September 2020

1945  On this day in history hong Kong liberated from Japan  

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

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

1949  On this day in history roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game  

1949  Arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies on this day in history.  

1951  On this day in history uS & Philippines sign mutual defense pact  

1952  Arky Vaughn, infielder (Pirates & Dodgers), drowns on this day in history.  

1953  Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC on August - 30.  

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

1954  Hurricane Carol, kills 68 on this day in history.  

1956  On this day in history white mob prevents enrollment of blacks at Mansfield HS, Texas  

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

1956  On August - 30 jose Antonio de Donostia, composer, dies at 70  

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  Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7 on this day in history.  

1961  On August - 30 the first Negro judge of a US District Court confirmed-JB Parsons  

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

1961  Charles Coburn, actor (Heaven Can Wait, Idiot's Delight), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1963  Hot Line communications link between Wash DC & Moscow went begins on this day in history.  

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

1963  On this day in history axel Stordahl, orch leader (Frank Sinatra Show), dies at 50  

1964  On this day in history wesley Lau, actor (Lt Anderson-Perry Mason), dies at 43  

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

1965  On this day in history casey Stengel retires from baseball after a career spanning 40 years.  

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

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

1967  US Senate confirm Thurgood Marshall as first black justice on August - 30.  

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

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  The first record under Apple label (Beatle's Hey Jude) on August - 30.  

1968  William Talman, actor (Hamilton-Perry Mason), dies at 53 on August - 30.  

1969  120,000 attend Texas Intl Pop Festival on August - 30.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In August - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On this day in history birth of pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon  

1334  Pedro of Castile (d. 1369) was born on this day in history.  

1377  On this day in history birth of shah Rukh, ruler of Persia and Transoxonia (d. 1447)  

1609  On August - 30 birth of artus I Quellinus "the Old", Flemish sculptor, baptised  

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

1693  Jacobus Nozeman, Dutch composer/organist was born on August - 30.  

1705  On August - 30 birth of david Hartley, English philosopher (d. 1757)  

1720  On this day in history birth of samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0524  Chlodomer, King of the France to Orleans, dies at about 29 on August - 30.  

0526  Death of Theodorik the Great, King of Ostrogoten (b. 454) on this day in history.  

1181  Alexander III, [Orlando Bandinelli], Italian Pope (1159-81), dies on August - 30.  

1428  On August - 30 death of emperor Shōkō (b. 1401)  

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

1483  On August - 30 louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60  

1529  Juan del Encina, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1580  Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies on this day in history.  

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