What Happened on August 30, 1963

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Hotline communication link between Pentagon (Washington, D.C.) and the Klemlin (Moscow) installed

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Chiklis, American actor (Commish, The Shield), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Paul Oakenfold, British disc jockey

Famous Deaths

  • Axel Stordahl, orchestra leader (Frank Sinatra Show), dies at 50
  • Guy Burgess, English-born Soviet spy (b. 1911)