On this day: October 30

Published On: Oct 30 2012 12:50:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 30 2015 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 - Nat Turner captured
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1831: In Southampton County, Virginia, escaped slave Nat Turner is captured and arrested for leading the bloodiest slave rebellion in United States history. The Aug. 21, 1831, rebellion resulted in 60 white deaths and at least 100 black deaths. Turner would be convicted and sentenced to death on Nov. 5 and hanged six days later.

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