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Birthdates which occurred on July 30:

1511 Giorgio Vasari painter/architect/art historian (Vasari's Lives)
1818 Emily Bront‰ England, novelist (Wuthering Heights)
1855 James Edward Kelly US, sculptor "Sculptor of American History"
1857 Thorstein Veblen US, economist (Theory of the Leisure Class-1899)
1863 Henry Ford Dearborn Township, Mich, auto maker (Ford)
1880 Robert Rutherford McCormick US, editor/publisher Chicago Tribune
1887 Timothy Mara NFL owner (NY Giants)
1889 Vladimir Zworykin electronics engineer/inventor, father of TV
1890 Casey Stengel NY Yankee (1949-60) & 1st NY Met manager
1898 Henry Moore England, sculptor (Vertebrae)
1899 Gerald Moore England, pianist (Am I Too Loud)
19-- Ilene Kristen actress (Ryan's Hope)
19-- Lisa Mordente New Hyde Park NJ, actress (Teresa-Doc, Viva Valdez)
1909 Cyril Northcote Parkinson England, historian (Pursuit of Progress)
1921 Grant Johannesen Salt Lake City Ut, pianist (Ost‚nd 1st prize 1947)
1924 William Gass Fargo, ND, novelist, philosopher (Omensetter's Luck)
1925 Jacques Sernas Lithuana, actor (La Dolce Vita, Helen of Troy)
1929 Christine McGuire Middletown Oh singer (McGuire Sisters-Sugartime)
1929 Sid Kroft Athens Greece, puppeteer (Barbara Mandrell Show)
1931 Joan Vohs St Albans NY, actress (Fort Ti, Vice Squad, Sabrina)
1933 Edd "Kookie" Byrnes LA, actor (77 Sunset Strip, Jack the Ripper)
1934 Ben Piazza Ark, actor (Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas)
1936 Ralph Taeger Richmond Hill NY, actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo)
1938 Vayachselav Ivanenko USSR, 50K walker (Olympic-gold-1988)
1939 Eleanor Smeal heads National Organization for Women
1939 Peter Bogdanovich director/producer (The Last Picture Show)
1940 Patricia Schroeder (Rep-D-Colo)
1940 Reva Rose Chicago Ill, actress (Temperature's Rising)
1941 Count Desmond (Edward Benjamin) Binghamton NY, sword swallower
1941 Paul Anka Ottawa Ontario, singer (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
1945 David Sanborn saxophonist (David Letterman)
1947 Arnold Schwarzenegger Austria, body builder (Commando, Terminator)
1947 William Atherton Ct, actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44)
1950 Frank Stallone NYC, actor (Barfly, Outlaw Force)
1954 Ken Olin Chicago Ill, actor (Hill St Blues, Michael-30 Something)
1956 Delta Burke Orlando Fla, actress (Suzanne-Designing Women)
1956 Phil Fearon rocker (Galaxy, Kandidate-I Don't Want to Lose You)
1957 Bill Cartwright basketball player (NY Knicks)
1957 Mark Tymchyshyn Minneapolis, actor (Gavin-As The World Turns)
1958 Daley Thomas London, Decathalete (Olympic-gold-1980, 1984)
1958 Kate Bush Plumstead England, singer/songwriter (Wild Things)
1958 Richard Burge actor (Another World)
1963 Monique Gabrielle LA Cal, actress (Bad Girls 4, Amazon Women on Moon)
1965 Tex Axile rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)
1975 Tifini Hale Palm Springs Calif, rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why)


Deaths which occurred on July 30:

1914 Jean Jaur‚s leading socialist, assassinated in Paris
1980 Charles McGraw actor (Michael-Falcon, Smith Family), dies at 66
1983 Howard Deitz MGM executive, dies at 86 of Parkinson's disease
1983 Lynn Fontanne Broadway's premier actresses, dies at 95

Reported: MISSING in ACTION

( Expanded with full Bios, history, & MIA report )
 1967    BISCAILUZ        ROBERT LYNN       MIDWAY CITY           CA     REMS RET 6/11/93  
1967 BYARS EARNEST RAY HOUSTON TX REM RET 6/11/93
1967 FREDERICK DAVID A. COLUMBUS OH REM RET 06/08/93
1967 WATERMAN CRAIG H. REHOBOTH MA REMAINS RETURNED 06/08/93
1968 BEYER THOMAS J. FARGO ND
1970 BROWN DONALD A. PHOENIX AZ
1970 CHAVEZ GARY A. NEW YORK NY
1972 BRECKNER WILLIAM J. JR. SEBRING OH 03/29/73 RELEASED BY DRV ALIVE IN 1998
1972 PRICE LARRY D. ORLANDO FL 03/29/73 RELEASED BY DRV DECEASED

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On this day...

579 Benedict I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
657 St Vitalian begins his reign as Catholic Pope
1619 House of Burgesses Virginia formed, 1st elective US governing body
1729 City of Baltimore founded
1733 Society of Freemasons opens 1st American lodge in Boston
1792 500 Marseillaisian men sing France's national anthem for 1st time
1822 James Varick becomes 1st bishop of Afr Meth Episcopal Zion Church
1836 1st English newspaper published in Hawaii
1839 Slave rebels, take over slaver Amistad
1844 1st US yacht club organized, NY Yacht Club
1863 Pres Lincoln issues "eye-for-eye" order to shoot a rebel prisoner
           for every black prisoner shot
1864 Petersburg Campaign-Battle of the Crater
1870 Staten Island ferry "Westfield" burns, killing 100
1874 1st baseball teams to play outside US, Boston-Phila in British Isles
1889 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Naval Treaty" (BG)
1905 M Wolf discovers asteroid #570 Kythera
1908 Around the World Autombile Race ends in Paris
1909 John A Heyder becomes president of baseball's National League
1909 US Army accepts delivery of 1st military airplane
1911 J Palisa discovers asteroid #716 Berkeley
1913 Conclusion of the 2nd Balkan War
1916 G Neujmin discovers asteroid #951 Gaspra
1916 German saboteurs blow up a munitions plant on Black Tom Island, NJ
1922 K Reinmuth discovers asteroid #983 Gunila
1923 New Zealand claims Ross Dependency
1928 George Eastman demonstrates 1st color movie
1930 Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for soccer's 1st World Cup in Montevideo
1932 10th modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles
1932 G Van Biesbroeck discovers asteroid #2253 Espinette
1937 Phillies Dolph Camilli, plays 1st base & registers no put outs
1938 C Jackson discovers asteroid #1467 Mashona
1942 FDR signs bill creating women's Navy auxiliary agency (WAVES)
1942 German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
1943 Last Judy Garland-Mickey Rooney movie released (Girl Crazy)
1946 1st rocket attains 100 mi (167 km) altitude, White Sands, NM
1948 Professional wrestling premiers on prime-time network TV (DuMont)
1951 E L Johnson discovers asteroid #2718
1956 US motto "In God We Trust" authorized
1960 1st AFL preseason game Boston Patriots defeat Bills in Buffalo (28-7)
1962 AL beats NL 9-4 in 33rd All Star Game (Wrigley Field Chicago)
1965 LBJ signs Medicare bill, which went into effect following year
1966 Beatles' "Yesterday... & Today," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 5 weeks
1966 England beats West Germany 4-2 for soccer's 8th World Cup in London
1967 Race riot in Milwaukee (4 killed)
1968 Beatles' Apple Boutique closes, entire inventory is given away
1968 Wash Senator Ron Hansen makes 1st unassisted triple-play in 41 years
1969 Barbra Striesand opens for Liberace at International Hotel, Las Vegas
1970 30,000 attend Powder Ridge Rock Festival, Middlefield Ct
1970 Smirnova discover asteroid 1835 Gajdariya, 2032 Ethel & 2349 Kurchenko
1971 George Harrison releases "Bangladesh"
1971 Japanese Boeing 727 collides with an F-86 fighter killing 162
1971 US Apollo 15 lands on Mare Imbrium on the Moon
1973 Texas Ranger Jim Bibby no-hits Oakland A's, 6-0
1974 House of Reps recommends 3 articles of impeachment of Nixon
1975 Teamsters Pres Jimmy Hoffa disappears in suburban Detroit
1976 Japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball
1980 British New Hebrides becomes independent & takes name Vanuatu
1983 Official speed record for a piston-driven aircraft, 832 kph, Calif
1983 Weight lifter Sergei Didyk of USSR jerks a record 261 kg
1984 Alvenus tanker at Cameron La, spills 2.8 million gallons of oil
1984 Soap opera "Santa Barbara," premieres on NBC
1985 Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-I mission
1988 Cin Red pitcher John Franco sets a record of 13 saves in 1 month
1988 Ronald J Dossenbach begins world record ride, pedaling across Canada
           from Vancouver BC, to Halifax, NS (13 days, 15 hr, 4 min)
1990 5 Bank of Credit & Commerce members found guilty of money
1990 George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign
           as prinicipal partner of the NY Yankees
1991 MTV announces it will split into 3 channels in 1993
1991 Red Sox Carlos Quintana is 11th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)





Holidays

Note: Some Holidays are only applicable on a given "day of the week"

Cuba : Day of Martyrs of the Revolution
France : Marseillaise Day (1792)
Thailand : Asalha Puja
Virginia : Crater Day (1864)
Gilroy, California : Garlic Festival - - - - - ( Friday )

Religious Observances

Buddhist-Bhutan : Buddha's 1st preaching
Christ : Commemoration of SS Abdon & Sennen, martyrs
RC : Memorial of Peter Chrysologus, bishop & doctor
Ang : Commemoration of William Wilberforce

Religious History

1629 The Puritans of Salem, Mass. appointed Francis Higginson as their teacher andSamuel Skelton as their pastor. The church covenant, composed afterward by these two men,allowed into communion only those who could prove a sound doctrinal knowledge and anexperience of grace in their lives.
1718 Death of William Penn, 74, English Quaker and founder of American colony ofPennsylvania. Penn permitted in his colony all forms of public worship compatible withmonotheism and religious liberty.
1822 Pioneer church founder James Varick, 72, was consecrated the first bishop of theAfrican Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
1956 By an act of Congress, signed by President Eisenhower, 'In God We Trust' becamethe official U.S. motto.
1976 Death of Rudolf Bultmann, 92, German Bible scholar and one of the three majorpioneers of modern form 'criticism' (i.e., 'analysis') of the New Testament Gospels.

Source: William D. Blake. ALMANAC OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. Minneapolis: Bethany House, 1987.
Additional information supplied by the author. Contact via E-mail: William D. Blake. (pilgrimwb@aol.com)

Thought for the day :

" Too many pray for peace with their fists clenched. "

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