October 26, 1930

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Pioneering Aviators, Jessie Maude "Chubbie" Miller and Captain William Newton "Bill" Lancaster set transcontinental speed records from Los Angeles to New York in 21 hours 47 minutes, flying a 'killer' monoplane called the Alexander Bullet.


Births

John Arden, English playwright (d. 2012)


Deaths

Harry Payne Whitney, American businessman and horse breeder (b. 1872)


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