Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Oct. 30

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Oct. 30

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1885 The Western Pennsylvania Exposition Society was chartered for the purpose of establishing a technical school in the city, and buildings were erected on Duquesne Way. It was dissolved on April 10, 1934.

1951 Defense mobilizer Charles E. Wilson tapped the first heat, putting into operation the new $70,000,000 open-hearth shop at the South Side plant of Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.

1974 Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the eighth round of a 15-round bout in Kinshasa, Zaire, known as the "Rumble in the Jungle," to regain his world heavyweight boxing title.

1975 Radio station KDKA and the Pirates fired Bob Prince and Nellie King, their longtime baseball announcers.

2012 The Walt Disney Co. announced that it would buy Lucasfilm Ltd. …

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