Historical Events for 30th September 2023

1619 – Remonstrant Society forms in Antwerp
1903 – New Gresham’s School officially opened by Field Marshal Sir Evelyn Wood in Norfolk, England (expansion of original school founded 1555)
1937 – Ryder Cup Golf, Southport and Ainsdale GC: US wins 8-4; first time the host team loses the competition
1949 – Pirates Ralph Kiner hits his 54th HR and NL record 16th in September
1950 – WSM TV channel 4 in Nashville, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting
1966 – Bechuanaland, in southern Africa, gains independence from Great Britain, becomes Republic of Botswana
1968 – AL and NL umpires form a new Association of Major League Umpires
1977 – Ringo Starr releases album “Ringo the 4th”
1977 – USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
2021 – Canada observes its first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, honoring victims and survivors of residential schools for indigenous children

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