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Famous Events For August 30

Famous Events For August 30 – Today In History

August 30: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 30 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. August 30, 0257 – regime of St Sixtus II as Catholic Pope started
2. August 30, 1125 – crowning of Duke Lotharius of Supplinburg as king of Germany
3. August 30, 1146 – To have no war, the European chiefs ban crossbow
4. August 30, 1363 – Two Chinese dissident chiefs Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhand fight against each other in, the biggest naval exercise during the Mongol-led Yuan Dynasty in the battle of Lake Poyang

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5. August 30, 1464 – Pope Pius was replaced by Pietro Barbo as Pope Paul II
6. August 30, 1481 – execution of two Latvian rulers for a plot against Polish King Casimir IV
7. August 30, 1563 – The Jewish population dwelling in Neutitschkin banished
8. August 30, 1574 – installation of Ram Das as the 4th Sikh spiritual leader
9. August 30, 1590 – entry of Tokugawa Ieyasu into Edo castle
10. August 30, 1645 – agreement for peace between Dutch and Indians
11. August 30, 1673 – anti-French agreement amongst Leopold I, Spain, Netherlands and Lutherans
12. August 30, 1682 – William Penn, travels from England to New World

18th Century – What Happened on August 30 – The 1700s

13. August 30, 1721- agreement for peace between Russians and Sweden for stopping the North Sea Battle
14. August 30, 1751 – George Frideric Handel finishes a religious musical composition, “Jephtha”
15. August 30, 1757 – Russian army defeats Prussia at the war at Gross Jagerndorf

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16. August 30, 1776- Long Island cleared of central Army and returned to Manhattan
17. August 30, 1781 – French Navy with 24 vessels commanded by Comte de Grasse vanquish the British commanded by Admiral Graves at the war of Chesapeake Capes
18. August 30, 1791 – The ship HMS Pandora stuck on the beach sank while returning from her quest for bounty and rioters who had captured her
19. August 30, 1971 – Exchange of communication between Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Banneker about slavery
20. August 30, 1799 – British vanquishes Batavian navy

19th Century – August 30 This Day That Year – The 1800s

21. August 30, 1800 –slave riot in Richmond, Virginia organized by Gabriel Prosser
22. August 30, 1813 – the combined forces of Austria, Prussia, and Russia vanquish the French army at the War of Kulm

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23. August 30, 1835 – Discovery of Melbourne, Australia
24. August 30, 1836 – the discovery of Houston by Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen
25. August 30, 1843 – participation of Americans, and Africans in the political meeting at the national level
26. August 30, 1850 – city status given to Honolulu and Hawaii
27. August 30, 1860 – inauguration of tram services in Britain
28. August 30, 1861 – an order released setting slaves of Missouri insurgents by John Fremont
29. August 30, 1862 – Pope surrendered to Lee at the war of Richmond, KY
30. August 30, 1873 – a group of islands of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic sea by Austrian voyagers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht
31. August 30, 1884 – middleweight boxing title achieved by Jack “Nonpareil” in his first competition with boxing gloves
32. August 30, 1885 – 13000 comets appear near Andromeda in one hour

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33. August 30, 1887 – Richard Sears defeated Henry Slocum at the 7th US Men’s National Championship
34. August 30, 1888 – 1070 grouse murdered by Lord Walsingham in a day
35. August 30, 1890 – verification of meat products became law when President Benjamin Harrison approved the proposal
36. August 30, 1892 – Oliver Campbell defeats Fred Hovey at the 12th US Men’s National Championship
37. August 30, 1894 – voyage to Niger by Frederick Lugard
38. August 30, 1895 – enforced Roman Catholic education in Belgium commenced
39. August 30, 1896 – military rule in eight states in the Philippines by Governor Ramon Blanco. This included the states of Batangas, Rizal, Cavite, and Nueva Ecija
40. August 30, 1897 – seizure of town Ambiky by France from Menabe in Madagascar

20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 30 – 1900

41. August 30, 1900 – freedom granted to 2000 British prisoners in Nooitgedagt, South Africa
42. August 30, 1901 – copyrights granted to Hebert Cecil Booth for vacuum cleaner
43. August 30, 1904 – 3rd Olympic marathon achieved by Thomas Hicks (3:28:53)
44. August 30, 1905 – seize of Fort Mahenge, German East-Africa by Pogoro/Ngindo
45. August 30, 1905 – first appearance by Tiger Tv Cobb at MLB
46. August 30, 1906 –three triples in a game achieved by Hal Chase, 1st NY Yankee
47. August 30, 1906 – first performance of Joe Doyle, NY Highlander pitching consecutive shut-outs

48. August 30, 1909 – vestiges of Burgess Shale discovered by Charles Doolittle
49. August 30, 1910 – Yank Tom Hughes defeated by Cleve 5-0 in 11 despite scoring 9 no-hit innings
50. August 30, 1912- St Louis Brown defeats Detroit Tigers, 5-1
51. August 30, 1913 – supporters of the Phillies who were ahead of the Giants, 8-6, divert the Giants, but Umpire surrendered the Game to the Giants but later withdrew
52. August 30, 1914 – Paris bombing by Germany kills 2
53. August 30, 1914 – 170000 wounded or killed in the war of Tannenberg with the devastation of the Russian 2nd army
54. August 30, 1916 – Dutch Leonard of Boston achieves no-hits against St Louis Browns, 4-0
55. August 30, 1918 – Czechoslovakia becomes an autonomous republic

56. August 30, 1918 – the elimination bid on the life of Lenin, Soviet leader, by Fanya Kaplan failed
57. August 30, 1919 – debut performance of “Die Wandlung” by Ernst Toller, at Berlin
58. August 30, 1922 – baseball legend, Babe Ruth, was not allowed to play the game 5 times in 1922
59. August 30, 1926 – Jack Hobbs achieves 316 in a match Surrey Vs Middlesex at Lord’s
60. August 30, 1927 – Helen Wills Moody defeats Betty Nuthall Shoemaker (6-1,6-4) at the 41st US Women’s National Championship
61. August 30, 1928 – Jawaharlal Nehru appeals for India’s freedom
62. August 30, 1932 – Hermann Goering assumes charge as Chairman of Reichstag
63. August 30, 1933 – amalgamation of five French airlines to form Air France
64. August 30, 1933 – formation of a confidential constabulary by Salazar, the Portuguese autocrat

65. August 30, 1937 – heavyweight boxing match between Joe Louis and Tommy Farr. Tommy Farr loses
66. August 30, 1939 – NY Giants score 9 against All-Stars 0at the 6th NFL Chicago All=Star Game
67. August 30, 1939 – General Reijnders assumes office as the commander-in-chief of Dutch armed forces
68. August 30, 1939 – Isoroku Yamamoto assumes charge as top of the Navy of Japan
69. August 30, 1939 – Atley Donald of NY Yankee rolls a baseball at the highest speed of 94.7 mph
70. August 30, 1941 – During the beginning of WWII Germany blocked Leningrad
71. August 30, 1942 – seize of Luxembourg by Nazi-Germany
72. August 30, 1944 – Chicago Bears score 24 against All-Stars 21 at the 11th NFL Chicago All-Star Game
73. August 30, 1944 – debut performance of “Anna Lucasta” by Philips Yordan in NYC
74. August 30, 1944 – Soviet army arrives in Bucharest, Romania
75. August 30, 1945 – Green Bay scored 19 against All-Star 21 at the 12th NFL Chicago All-star Game
76. August 30, 1945 – accomplishment of 9th Concerto by Dmitri Shostakovich
77. August 30, 1945 – arrival of General Douglas MacArthur in Japan
78. August 30, 1945 – Hong Kong gets freedom from Japan
79. August 30, 1949 – Roly Jenkins achieves his 2nd hat-trick in a game
80. August 30, 1949 – inauguration of T v transmission channel 6 by WTVN in Columbus

81. August 30, 1951 – military agreement for mutual benefit by the US and Philippines
82. August 30, 1954 – Cyclone strikes US East coast and leaves 68 killed
83. August 30, 1956 – Atomic test by USSR
84. August 30, 1956 – admission of blacks to Mansfield High School foiled by a white crowd
85. August 30, 1956 – inauguration of Lake Pontchartrain Causeway
86. August 30, 1957 – Atomic test by US at Nevada Test site
87. August 30, 1957 – 24-hour anti-civil rights speech by Strom Thurmond, Senator, at the US parliament
88. August 30, 1958 – Atomic test by the US at S Atlantic Ocean
89. August 30, 1960 – East Germany denied access to West Berlin moderately
90. August 30, 1961 – JB Parson was continued as the 1st Black justice of a US District Law court
91. August 30, 1961 – the evacuation of Spanish soldiers from Morocco
92. August 30, 1961 – continuation of the atomic test confirmed by the USSR
93. August 30, 1962 – the successful testing of the NAMC YS-11 airplane by Japan
94. August 30, 1963 – Moscow and Washington establish a hotline connection
95. August 30, 1964 – LPGA Riverside Ladies Golf Open achieved by Clifford Ann Creed
96. August 30, 1965 – after a successful career as a baseball player for 55 years, Casey Stengel called it a day
97. August 30, 1965 – civil works at Mattmark Dam near Saas-Fee, Switzerland washed out by a slice of glacier Allain
98. August 30, 1967 – Thurgood Marshall was the 1st Black justice as authenticated by the US Senate
99. August 30, 1968 – “One on One” by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, help show for kids at Madison Square Garden, New York
100. August 30, 1969 – Texas International Pop Festival attracted fans of about 120000 in number
101. August 30, 1969 –for the yearly show of Sky River Rock Festival, Tenino 25000 appeared
102. August 30, 1969 – Steve Melnyk achieved the 69th US Golf Amateur Championship
103. August 30, 1969 – ethnic rebellion in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

104. August 30, 1971 – inauguration of TV transmission channel 18 by WNPI in Norwood, NY
105. August 30, 1972 – Music concert by John Lennon and Yoko Ono at Madison Square Garden
106. August 30, 1973 – resignation of Danny Seiwell from Wings
107. August 30, 1974 – – in a rail accident, a train went into railyard Zagreb, Yugoslavia leaving 153 dead
108. August 30, 1974 – Vandenberg was the launching site of the 1st Dutch satellite, ANS
109. August 30, 1974 – Atomic test at Nevada Test Site by US
110. August 30, 1976 – NBC appoints Tom Brokaw as its news commentator for “Today Show”
111. August 30, 1976 – Constitution for Turks and Caicos island approved
112. August 30, 1979 – cyclone David strikes Florida, Domincana, and Dom Rep and leaves 1200 dead
113. August 30, 1979 – a heavenly body striking the sun releases power equivalent to that of one million hydrogen bomb – 1st documented phenomenon
114. August 30, 1979 – Ian Botham scores 1000 runs and 100 wickets in his 21st test cricket match
115. August 30, 1979 – as a teenage girl, Kathy Horvath was the youngest to play in the US Tennis Open. She lost the game
116. August 30, 1979 – a rabbit pounces on US President Jimmy Carter when on a boat tour in Plains, Ga
117. August 30, 1981 – Columbia Savings LPGA Golf Classic won by Joanne Carner
118. August 30, 1982 – Yasser Arafat, PLO leader, departs from Beirut
119. August 30, 1983 – launch of Challenger 3, 8th Space Mission
120. August 30, 1983 – valedictory of WKBC TV transmission channel in Philadelphia
121. August 30, 1983 – the first African-American spaceman was Guion Bluford
122. August 30, 1984 – launch of Discovery 1, 12th Space Mission
123. August 30, 1984 – sale by auction of rock collectibles, and souvenirs, by Sotheby in London commenced
124. August 30, 1986 – Stuttgart marathon achieved by Gelindo Bordin (2:10:54)
125. August 30, 1986 – Nicholas Daniloff detained by Soviet powers
126. August 30, 1986 – Golden Lion awarded to “Le rayon vert” guided by Rohmer at the 43rd Venice Film Festival
127. August 30, 1987 – Billy Mayfair wins the 87th US Golf Amateur Championship
128. August 30, 1987 – LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship achieved by Ayako Okamoto
129. August 30, 1987 – a world’s best of 9.83 sec. in 100 m run created by Ben Johnson of Canada
130. August 30, 1987 – best woman’s record for the high jump created by Stefka Kostadinova of Bulgaria (6 ft 10 ½”)
131. August 30, 1987 – Carl Lewis achieves a Gold in 100 m after Ben Johnson was declared ineligible at the 2nd World Championship in Athletics
132. August 30, 1988 – atomic test by France
133. August 30, 1990 – 1st father and son combination, Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey Jr, play in the same group. As singles in the 1st innings
134. August 30, 1990 – freedom for Tatarstan from RSFSR
135. August 30, 1991 – decathlon best with 8812 points by Dan O’Brien of US
136. August 30, 1991 – long just best at 29’41/2” by Mike Powell of US
137. August 30, 1991 – LTTE imprisoned Sri Lanka poet Selvi
138. August 30, 1992 – after 160 performances at Walter Kerr Theatre NYC, “2 Training Running” concludes
139. August 30, 1992 – after 229 performances at Booth Theatre NYV, “Most Happy Fella” concludes
140. August 30, 1992 – Justin Leonard wins the 92nd US Golf Amateur Championship
141. August 30, 1992 – discovery of comet “1992 QB1” nearly 64 million km from the sun, by David Lewett and Jane Luu
142. August 30, 1992 – LPGA Sun-Times Gold Challenge achieved by Dottie Mochrie
143. August 30, 1993 – 150000000 millionth people visited the Eiffel Tower
144. August 30, 1993 – inauguration of the 2nd biggest mosque Hassan II in Casablanca
145. August 30, 1994 – inauguration of Gund Arena in Cleve
146. August 30, 1995 – playmates Lou Whitaker and Alan Trammell perform 1914 plays together equalling the AL record
147. August 30, 1995 – Golden Lion award for “Cyclo” guided by Anh Hung Tran at the 52nd Venice Film Festival
148. August 30, 1997 – Houston Comets defeat NY Liberty at the 1st WNBA Championship
149. August 30, 1997- In a US Open match, Greg Rudaski, serves at 141 mph a match
150. August 30, 1999 – in a referendum, East Timorese opt for freedom

21st Century – August 30 This Day In History – The 2000s

151. August 30, 2000 – “Dayereh” guided by Jafar Panahi wins the Golden Lion at the 57th Venice Film Festival
152. August 30, 2006 – 330th professional play won by Greg Maddux
153. August 30, 2006 – Golden Lion awarded to “Still Life” guided by Jia Zhangke at the 63rd Venice Film Festival
154. August 30, 2012 – 229 lost their lives when epidemic cholera broke in Sierra Leone
155. August 30, 2012 – inferno in Xiaojiawan coal mine, China, kills 26 mine laborers but 21 missing
156. August 30, 2012 – Andy Roddick announces his desire to retire after the US Open
157. August 30, 2013 –fluid ammonia escapes at a cold storage workshop in Shanghai, China, leaving 15 dead
158. August 30, 2013 – a film produced on the account of Solomon Northup, “12 Years a Slave” guided by Steve McQueen and featuring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbinder, and Benedict Cumberbatch debuts at the Telluride Film Festival
159. August 30, 2015 – valedictory of the 15th World Championship in Athletics at Beijing, China
160. August 30, 2015 – A protest march organized by the ex-Malaysian prime minister asks for the dismissal of the existing PM Najib Razak
161. August 30, 2015 – declaration by Rap artist Kanye West that he would be the presidential hopeful for 2020 at the MTV Video Music Awards

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