What Happened on October 30, 1973

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Historical Events


TurkeyOpening of the Bosphorus Bridge

The Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time
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  • Tom Seaver becomes 1st non-20-game winner to win Cy Young award

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam "Edge" Copeland, Canadian wrestler
  • Ellis Johnson, NFL defensive back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Melissa Deanne Holiday, playmate (Jan, 1995), born in Greenwood, South Carolina
  • Michael Oakes, English footballer
  • Silvia Corzo, Colombian newscaster

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst-Lothar von Knorr, composer, dies at 77