On This Day: October 30th
This is 304th day of the year and 62 days remain in the year.
The English parliament passed the Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the English church.
Radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds, starring Orson Welles, caused nationwide panic among listeners.
October 30 BirthdaysEzra Pound1885–1972, American poet, critic, and translator, born in Hailey, Idaho, graduated Hamilton College, 1905, M.A. Univ. of Pennsylvania, 1906.
Diego Maradonasoccer player
John AdamsU.S. president
Ruth Gordonactress and playwright
Alfred Sisleylandscape painter
Fred W. Friendlybroadcaster and author