What Happened on October 30, 1960

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 12th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rex White wins
  • Guatemala's "La Hora" reports plan for invasion on Cuba
  • Michael Woodruff performs the first successful kidney transplant in the United Kingdom at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

Famous Birthdays

  • David Valle, Bayside NY, catcher (Texas Rangers)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Diego Maradona, Argentine football star (World Cup-hand of god), born in LanĂºs, Buenos Aires

Football Legend Diego Maradona
Football Legend
Diego Maradona
  • Kim Thompson, Bath England, actress (Stealing Heaven)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Hill, New Zealand Australian composer (Hinemoa), dies at 90