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 - Steve Allen
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2000: Comedian, author and composer Steve Allen, best known as the first host of "The Tonight Show," dies of heart attack following a car accident at the age of 78 in Los Angeles.

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