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 interestDiego Maradona

Diego Maradona, Argentine soccer forward (World Cup captain 1986, 91 caps), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina

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