On This Day

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, American baseball catcher (Texas Rangers), born in Bayside, New York

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
  • Joe Daley, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2012), born in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
  • Kim Thompson, English actress (Stealing Heaven), born in Bath, Somerset, England

Famous Deaths

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