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Notable Historical Events for April 30th

1961Mickey Wright wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

1961SF Giant Willie Mays hits 4 HRs in a game

1972Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Alamo Ladies Golf Open

1989Pope John Paul II beatifies Victoire Rasoamanarivo of Madagascar

1616King James I of England leaves Brielle/Vlissingen

1064German King Henry IV gives away Utrecht county of West Friesland

1939NBC/RCA 1st public TV demo with FDR at opening of NY World's Fair

1961Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba receives Lenin-Peace Prize

1938Bradman scores 258 Aust v Worcs, 293 mins, 33 fours 1 five

2008Heidi Klum launches her clothing line for Jordache

April 30th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on April 30th

1982Kirsten Dunst, Point Pleasant, New Jersey, American actress (Interview with the Vampire, Spider-Man)

1893Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister (d. 1946)

1959Paul Gross, Calgary Alberta, Canadian actor, director, and writer

1959Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada

1777Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician

1905John Peters Humphrey, Hampton, New Brunswick, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate (Universal Declaration on Human Rights)

April 30th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on April 30th

1937General Douglas MacArthur (57) marries 2nd wife Jean Faircloth

1932Cricketer Donald Bradman (23) weds Jessie Martha Menzies at St Paul's Anglican Church in Burwood, Sydney

1989Actor and comedian Robin Williams (37) weds nanny Marsha Garces at a private ceremony in Lake Tahoe, California

1994Soccer great Pele (53) weds psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos (36)

1961Lee Harvey Oswald marries Marina Prusakova in Minsk USSR

1995Country singer Rosanne Cash (39) weds record producer John Leventhal (42)

1949Ice hockey goaltender Jacques Plante (20) weds Jacqueline Gagne in Quebec, Canada

1997Actor Max Von Sydow (68) weds filmmaker Catherine Brelet

1988Actor Tom Hanks (31) weds actress Rita Wilson (31)

2008Singer-songwriter Mariah Carey (41) weds actor and rapper Nick Cannon (31) at Bahamian estate on the island of Windermere

April 30th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on April 30th

1974Agnes Moorehead, American actress (Endora-Bewitched), dies of uterine cancer at 73

1983George Balanchine, Russian/US ballet composer/choreographer, dies from Creutzfeldt—Jakob disease at 79

1945Adolf Hitler, German Dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56

1983Muddy Waters, US blues singer/guitarist (Mad Love), dies at 70

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