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Today in History....August 30

1146 – European leaders outlawed the crossbow.

1645 – American Indians and the Dutch made a peace treaty at New Amsterdam. New Amsterdam later became known as New York. 367 more words

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Nate Saint - born


8/30 Nathaniel (Nate) Saint was born 1923, “jungle pilot,” he was one of those martyred by the Aucas in Ecuador.  Just two years earlier, Nate had perfected the bucket drop for delivering emergency supplies to missionaries.  He was martyred 1/8/1956.



August 30 in history:

Lincoln and Booth were together every week in the ’60s…the 1960s. On your TV screen.  Raymond Massey…famous for playing Abraham Lincoln on stage and film…portrayed Dr. 156 more words

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[Today in History] August 29th

1979 – Youssoupha Mabiki, son of congolese music legend Tabu Ley Rochereau and rapper, is born in Kinshasa

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Today in History....August 29

1828 – A patent was issued to Robert Turner for the self-regulating wagon brake.

1833 – The “Factory Act” was passed in England to settle child labor laws. 429 more words

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