What Happened on August 30, 1960

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Boston 2nd baseman Pete Runnels goes 6-for-7
  • East Germany imposes a partial blockade on West Berlin

Famous Birthdays

  • Chalino Sanchez, Mexican musician (d. 1992)
  • Guy A. Lepage, Quebec humorist, television host and producer
  • Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese terrorist group Hizbollah
  • Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1993)