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Notable Historical Events for April 30th

1616King James I of England leaves Brielle/Vlissingen

1996US President Clinton approves the sale of $227 million of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve; US gas prices are at their highest levels in 5 years

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

1972Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Alamo Ladies Golf Open

1987NY Islander Mike Bossy plays his final game

1961SF Giant Willie Mays hits 4 HRs in a game

1492Columbus is given royal commission to equip his fleet

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

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

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

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Notable Birthdays on April 30th

1961Isiah Thomas, Chicago Illinois, NBA forward (Detroit Piston; 1990 NBA playoff MVP)

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

1777Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

1945MLB catcher Roy Campanella (23) weds Ruthe Willis

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

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

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

1961Lee Harvey Oswald marries Marina Prusakova in Minsk USSR

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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

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

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

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