On this day: October 30

Published On: Oct 30 2012 12:50:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 30 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Orson Welles broadcasts "The War of the Worlds," buffalo wings are born, Ali and Foreman square off in the "Rumble in the Jungle," and Michael Jordan returns to the NBA, all on this day.

OTD October 30 - Tsar Bomba
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1961: The Soviet Union detonates the hydrogen bomb Tsar Bomba over the Novaya Zemlya archipelago in the Arctic Ocean north of Russia. At 50 megatons of yield, it is still the largest explosive device ever detonated, nuclear or otherwise.

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