August 30 in History
1937August 30, 1937:
American boxer Joe Louis defeats British’s Tommy Farr in a classic heavyweight boxing bout.
1941August 30, 1941: The musical comedy film titled “Spare A Copper”, which stars singer and comedian George Formby, begins showing in Sweden.
1959August 30, 1959:
American R&B vocal collective, The Miracles release a song entitled "Bad Girl".
1965August 30, 1965:
After 55 successful years in the MLB, American baseball player Casey Stengel retires from the sport.
1969August 30, 1969:
The rock group Santana, spearheaded by Mexican-American musician Carlos Santana, drop their eponymous debut album.
1971August 30, 1971:
“Surf's Up”, Beach Boys’ seventeenth studio album, is released.
2004August 30, 2004:
Icelandic singer Björk issues her 5th album dubbed “Medúlla” in U.K. and the United States. It includes songs like "Where Is the Line" and "Who Is It".
2018August 30, 2018:
"Roma", a film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and stars Marina de Tavira and Yalitza Aparicio, is premiered at the famous Venice Film Festival.
2019August 30, 2019:
American rock group Tool, in collaboration with RCA Records and Volcano Entertainment, drop their 5th studio album titled “Fear Inoculum”.
2020August 30, 2020:
American singer and actor, Lady Gaga wins the “Artist of the Year” at the MTV Video Music Awards. At the same event, the singer received the “Song of the Year” accolade.