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Notable Historical Events for October 30th

1953Dr Albert Schweitzer & Gen George Marshall win Nobel Peace Prize

1938Orson Welles panics the USA with broadcast of HG Welles' "War of the Worlds"

2003"Wicked" premieres on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth,

1940Film premiere of "One Night in the Tropics" first film for Abbott and Costello Paterson New Jersey.

1939German U boat fails on attack of English battleship Nelson with Winston Churchill, Dudley Pound & Charles Forbes aboard

1966Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Las Cruces Ladies Golf Open

1534English Parliament passes Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the Church in England - a role formerly held by the Pope

1939USSR & Germany agree on partitioning Poland, Hitler deports Jews

1905George Bernard Shaw's "Mrs Warren's Profession" premieres in NYC

1944Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" premieres in Washinton DC

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Notable Birthdays on October 30th

1885Ezra Loomis Pound, Hailey Idaho, poet (Cantos), (d. 1972)

1735John Adams, Braintree (Quincy) Massachusetts, 2nd US President (1797-1801)

1960Diego Maradona, Buenos Aires, soccer player (World Cup-hand of god)

1451Christopher Columbus, Genoa Italy on or just before this date. Explorer for Spain of the New World (D. 1506)

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Notable Deaths on October 30th

1893John Abbott, 3rd PM of Canada (C) (1891-92), dies of brain cancer at 72

2007Robert Goulet, American entertainer (b. 1933)

1915Charles Tupper, sixth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of heart failure at 94

2000Steve Allen, American comedian, author, and composer (b. 1921)

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