1207 – Rumi the Persian mystic and poet was born on the 30th September 1207 (died 1273).
1927 – Babe Ruth became the 1st baseball player to hit 60 home runs in a season on the 30th of September in 1927.
1931 – Angie Dickinson the American actress was born on the 30th September 1931.
1934 ~ Udo Jürgens the Austrian composer and singer was born in Klagenfurt, Austria on the 30th September 1934 (died aged 80 in 2014). Udo won the Eurovision Song Contest for Austria in 1966. Udo Jürgens performing “Griechischer Wein” @ Das letzte Konzert Zürich in 2014 (UdoJuergens Vevo verified video)…
1935 – Johnny Mathis the American singer-songwriter and actor was born on the 30th September 1935.
1954 – Barry Williams the American actor was born on the 30th September 1954.
1955 – James Dean died in a road accident on the 30th of September in 1955, aged 24.
1957 – Fran Drescher the American actress was born on the 30th September 1957.
1961 – Eric Stoltz the American actor, director, and producer was born on the 30th September 1961.
1965 ~ Thunderbirds premiered for the first time on British television on the 30th September 1965, but only in the ATV Midlands broadcasting region. Other ATV regions followed within 3 months, with ATV London commencing transmissions on the 25th December 1965. The children’s television series about a rescue organisation was inspired by a real life disaster rescue on the 7th November 1963, when 11 West German miners were rescued from a collapsed mine after surviving for 14 days, an event later known as the Wunder von Lengede (Miracle of Lengede).
1980 – Camilla d’Errico the Canadian illustrator and painter was born on the 30th September 1980.
1980 – Martina Hingis the Swiss tennis player was born on the 30th September 1980.
1982 – Lacey Chabert the American actress was born on the 30th September 1982.
2004 – The 1st images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat were taken 600 miles south of Tokyo on the 30th of September in 2004.
2012 ~ Melbourne Storm won the 2012 National Rugby League Grand Final after defeating the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium on the 30th of September in 2012. The final score: Melbourne Storm 14 / Bulldogs 4.
Today in History for September 30th ~ video presented by the Associated Press…