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AUGUST 30

1918 Ted Williams (California-born Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Ted Williams Baseball Hall of Fame
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1905 18-year-old Ty Cobb Plays His First Major League Game for the Detroit Tigers Detroit. Michigan Ty Cobb Baseball Hall of Fame University of Georgia State of Michigan
1991 Mike Powell Breaks Bob Beamon's World Long Jump Record in Tokyo Japan Track & Field New York Times
2002 In Delaware's Christiana Hospital, a Team of 25 Doctors Deliver Quintuplets for a Carlisle, Pennsylvania Mother Delaware Health Care Women Child Advocacy Christiana Hospital State of Delaware
2005 Levees Give Way Flooding New Orleans Following Hurricane Katrina New Orleans Alabama Missisippi Hurricane Katrina Flooding Death

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