On This Day in History for October 30 (Part 2)

Events in History

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  • 1976 Jane Pauley becomes news co-anchor of Today Show
  • 1976 Rev Joseph Evans elected president of United Church of Christ
  • 1977 Panama 747SP lands after polar flight around Earth in record 54:07
  • 1978 Laura Nickel & Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701-1
  • 1978 Uganda troops attack Tanzania
  • 1979 NASA launches space vehicle S-203
  • 1979 Richard Arrington, Jr. is elected the first African American mayor in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1980 Honduras & El Salvador settle their boundary dispute
  • 1980 NASA launches Flt Satcom-4
  • 1982 Portugal revises constitution
  • 1983 The first democratic elections are held in Argentina after seven years of military rule.
  • 1984 Tigers reliever Willie Hernandez wins AL Cy Young Award
  • 1985 22nd Space Shuttle Mission (61-A)-Challenger 9-launched
  • 1986 Discovery moves to OPF where more than 200 modifications are made
  • 1987 In Japan, NEC releases the first 16-bit home entertainment system, the TurboGrafx-16, known as PC Engine.
  • 1988 2 gambling clubs & 1 player share 61.38 M California lotto jackpot
  • 1988 Jim Elliott (US) completes 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi
  • 1989 August A Busch III becomes CEO of St Louis Cards
  • 1989 Smith Dairy at Orrville Ohio, makes largest milk shake (1,575.2 gal)
  • 1990 Britain and France complete the "Chunnel" under the English Channel
  • 1991 Colombian government negotiate with M-19-guerrilla
  • 1991 Mid East peace conference begins in Madrid Spain
  • 1992 MTA begins installing automated fare collection turnstiles
  • 1994 Leftist coalition wins Macedonian parliamentary election
  • 1994 Thomas Nicely reports bug in Intel's Pentium-processor on Internet
  • 1995 Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada
  • 1996 Exxon confirms that it is in talks with state-owned Qatar General Petroleum Corporation concerning the application of new technology to convert natural gas to petroleum products
  • 1997 Shirley Allen, 51, held Illinois police off for 39 days captured
  • 2005 The rebuilt Dresden Frauenkirche (destroyed in the firebombing of Dresden during World War II) is reconsecrated after a thirteen-year rebuilding project.
  • 2013 44 people are killed after a bus catches fire in Mahbubnagar, India
  • 2014 Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks win the 2014 Japan Series
  • 2016 Canada and the EU sign free trade deal after opposition by Belgium

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