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Historical Events In August - 30

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

1945  On August - 30 the Japanese POW camp Shamshuipo in Hong Kong is liberated containin 1500 POW's including 400 Canadians  

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

1949  On August - 30 roly Jenkins (Worcs v Surrey) takes his 2nd hat-trick of the game  

1949  On this day in history arthur Fielder, England cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), dies  

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

1952  On August - 30 arky Vaughn, infielder (Pirates & Dodgers), drowns  

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

1953  Dimiter Nenov, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

1956  White mob prevents enrollment of blacks at Mansfield HS, Texas on this day in history.  

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

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

1957  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1958  US performs nuclear test at S Atlantic Ocean on August - 30.  

1960  Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7 on August - 30.  

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

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

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

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

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

1963  On August - 30 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 this day in history.  

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 August - 30.  

1967  The US Senate confirms Thurgood Marshall as the first black US Supreme Court Justice on August - 30.  

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  John and Yoko Lennon's One on One concert at Madison Square Garden raises $250,000 to help mentally retarded children on August - 30.  

1968  On August - 30 the first record under Apple label (Beatle's Hey Jude)  

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

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

1969  25,000 attend 2nd Annual Sky River Rock Festival, Tenino Wash on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1334  On August - 30 birth of pedro, the Cruel, King of Castilia & Leon  

1334  Pedro of Castile (d. 1369) was born on August - 30.  

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

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

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 this day in history.  

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

1482  On this day in history louis van Bourbon, prince-Bishop of Luik (Cluppelslagers), dies  

1483  Louis XI, King of France (1461-83), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

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

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