July 30 in history: Uruguay defeats Argentina to win the first FIFA World Cup, and more

Here is what happened in the history today

1930

Uruguay defeats Argentina to win the first FIFA World Cup.

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1935

1st Penguin book is published in UK, starting the paperback revolution.

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1962

Construction of "Trans-Canada Highway" is completed after 12 years.

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1971

Mid-air collision between a Boeing 727 and fighter jet in Japan kills 162.

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2012

Tamil Nadu Express train catches fire near Nellore, kills 32.

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