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Notable Historical Events for April 30th

1961SF Giant Willie Mays hits 4 HRs in a game

1961Mickey Wright wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

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

1987NY Islander Mike Bossy plays his final game

1789George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of the United States of America

1973Paul McCartney releases "Red Rose Speedway" including "My Love"

1958Ted Williams is 10th major league player to get 1,000 extra-base hits

1974US President Richard Nixon hands over partial transcripts of Watergate tape recordings

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

1961Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba receives Lenin-Peace Prize

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Notable Birthdays on April 30th

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

1777Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician

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

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

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

1959Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada

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Notable Weddings on April 30th

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

1998Boyzone singer Ronan Keating (21) weds model Yvonne Connolly at the Caribbean isle of Nevis

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

1923Golfer champion Walter Hagen (30) weds Edna Straus at the Hotel Biltmore in New York

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

1945MLB catcher Roy Campanella (23) weds Ruthe Willis

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

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

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

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

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Notable Deaths on April 30th

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

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

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

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

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