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A total solar eclipse occurred on August 30, 1905.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_August_30,_1905

Lunar eclipse of 30 August 1765
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58433703/lunar-eclipse-of-30-august-1765/



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Fiesta de Santa Rosa de Lima
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The Latting Observatory burned down in a fire that started between midnight and 1:00 AM on August 30, 1856 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latting_Observatory

The Burgess Shale was discovered by palaeontologist Charles Walcott on August 30, 1909,
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burgess_Shale#History_and_significance



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The Battle of Lake Poyang, one of the largest naval battles, took place 30 August 4 October 1363
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lake_Poyang

The Battle of Alam el Halfa took place between 30 August and 5 September 1942 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Alam_el_Halfa

K-159 nuclear-powered submarine sank on 28 August 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K-159#Foundering_and_sinking



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The launch of Discoverer 29 occurred at 20:00 UTC on 30 August 1961.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discoverer_29

The Astronomical Netherlands Satellite was launched into Earth orbit on 30 August 1974 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astronomical_Netherlands_Satellite

The Japanese solar mission Yohkoh (Solar-A) was launched on August 30, 1991
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t4050912/yohkoh-re-entry/

The Van Allen Probes mission successfully launched on August 30, 2012.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Allen_Probes

STS-8 Space Shuttle Challenger was launched on August 30, 1983
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-8

STS-41-D was the first flight of NASA's Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery, on 30 August 1984. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STS-41-D



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Katherine Megan McArthur is an American oceanographer and a NASA astronaut.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._Megan_McArthur

John Leonard 'Jack' Swigert, Jr., (August 30, 1931 - December 27, 1982) was a NASA astronaut
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Swigert

Captain Samuel Frederick Henry "Siffy" Thompson MC DFC was a World War I two-seater fighter ace
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Frederick_Henry_Thompson

Mary Shelley (née Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin; 30 August 1797 - 1 February 1851) was an English novelist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Shelley

Johann Hieronymus Schröter (August 30, 1745, Erfurt - August 29, 1816, Lilienthal ) was a German astronomer 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Hieronymus_Schr%C3%B6ter

Carl David Tolmé Runge (1856-1927) was a German mathematician, physicist, and spectroscopist.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carl_David_Tolm%C3%A9_Runge

Ernest Rutherford (30 August 1871 - 19 October 1937) was a New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Ernest_Rutherford

John William Mauchly (August 30, 1907 - January 8, 1980) was an American physicist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Mauchly

Edward Mills Purcell (August 30, 1912 - March 7, 1997) was an American physicist
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t50614504/edward-mills-purcell-1912-1997/

Paul Mark Oakenfold (born 30 August 1963) is an English record producer and a trance DJ
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Oakenfold



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The Moscow-Washington hotline became operative August 30, 1963.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t50615065/moscow-washington-hotline/



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NGC 264 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 30th August 1834. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58435286/ngc-264/

Charles Messier catalogued Messier 35 on August 30, 1764, crediting the discovery to John Bevis.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t26718642/messier-35/

NGC 6763 was discovered by American astronomer Lewis A. Swift on the 30th August 1883.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58435267/ngc-6763/

NGC 7311 was discovered by German-British astronomer William Herschel on the 30th August 1785.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58435258/ngc-7311/

NGC 7322 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 30th August 1834.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58435249/ngc-7322/

NGC 7418 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 30th August 1834. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58435241/ngc-7418/

NGC 7421 was discovered by British astronomer John Herschel on the 30th August 1834. 
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58435236/ngc-7421/

NGC 7541 was discovered by German-British astronomer William Herschel on the 30th August 1785.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t58435234/ngc-7541/



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55 Cancri e was discovered on August 30, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/55_Cancri_e

The 1st Kuiper Belt Object, (1992 QB1) was discovered in 1992.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/(15760)_1992_QB1

Asteroid (217) Eudora was discovered by J. Coggia on August 30, 1880 in Marseilles, France. 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/217_Eudora

Asteroid (313) Chaldaea was discovered by Johann Palisa on August 30, 1891 in Vienna.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/313_Chaldaea

Comet Howard-Koomen-Michels was a large sungrazer that collided with the Sun on August 30, 1979.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_Howard-Koomen-Michels



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Meteorites

The Ochansk (H4) meteorite fell in Permskaya oblast', Russia, on the 30th August 1887.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44711320/ochansk-meteorite/

The Rembang (Iron) meteorite fell in Jawa Tengah, Indonesia, on the 30th August 1919.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44711322/rembang-iron-meteorite/

The Merua (H5) meteorite fell in Uttar Pradesh, India, on the 30th August 1920.
http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t44711332/merua-meteorite/



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