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On this day: September 30

POSTED: 1:37 AM Sep 11 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Sep 30 2013

Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "The Flintstones" and "Cheers" premiere, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.

OTD September 30 - The Magic Flute
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1791: The first performance of "The Magic Flute," the last opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to make its debut, takes place at Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna, Austria. Mozart, who conducted the orchestra himself for the premiere, would die a little more than two months later.

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