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Birthdays occurring on August, 30

1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was born on August 30, 1797
English Romantic novelist remembered primarily for her classic Gothic novel Frankenstein, that gave birth to one of the best-known monsters. 1797-1851
It is hardly surprising that women concentrate on the way they look instead of what was in their minds since not much has been put in their minds to begin with
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1871 Ernest Rutherford was born on August 30, 1871
Baron Rutherford of Nelson. New Zealander born British chemist who laid the groundwork for the development of nuclear physics by investigating radioactivity. Nobel Prize in 1908. 1871-1937
The only possible conclusion the social sciences can draw is: some do, some don't
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1893 Huey Long was born on August 30, 1893
American US senator and governor of Louisiana. 1893-1935
The time has come for all good men to rise above principle.
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1901 John Gunther was born on August 30, 1901
American writer and journalist. 1901-1970
All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.
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1901 Roy Wilkins was born on August 30, 1901
Black American civil rights statesman. 1901-1981
Most of the time I played by myself. Even then I was a loner, and I have stayed a loner all my life. [It] can make a man seem a little distant or aloof -- but it has helped pull me through some tight spots and hard times.
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Deaths occurring on August, 30

1723 Antonie van Leeuwenhoek died on August 30, 1723
Dutch biologist, 1632-1723
M]y work, which I've done for a long time, was not pursued in order to gain the praise I now enjoy, but chiefly from a craving after knowledge, which I notice resides in me more than in most other men.
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1935 H. Barbusse died on August 30, 1935
French Novelist, author of "Le Feu", 1873-1935
Two armies that fight each other is like one large army that commits suicide.
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1985 Taylor Caldwell died on August 30, 1985
Contrary to general opinion, women are not so sentimental as men, but are much more hardheaded.
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1987 George Mikes died on August 30, 1987
When people say England, they sometimes mean Great Britain, sometimes the United Kingdom, sometimes the British Isles, - but never England.
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1994 Lindsay Anderson died on August 30, 1994
Art is an experience, not the formulation of a problem.
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