Back in Time: April 30
The Boston Celtics trade "Easy" Ed Macauley and Cliff Hagan to St. Louis for the Hawks' No. 1 draft pick, which they use to select Bill Russell.
The Milwaukee Bucks, led by young Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and veteran Oscar Robertson, beat the Baltimore Bullets to complete a four-game sweep of the NBA Finals, capturing the franchise's only NBA Championship.
Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended 20 days and fined $10,000 for pushing David Pallone after the umpire made a delayed call at first base in a game in a 6-5 Mets win at Riverfront.
During a match in Hamburg between Monica Seles and Magdalena Maleeva, 38-year-old Gunter Parche runs from the middle of the crowd to the edge of the court during a break between games and plunges a boning knife between Seles' shoulder blades.
Soccer great Pele weds psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos.
Born on this Day
Isiah Thomas (1961, pictured) <br>Michael Waltrip (1963) <br>David Meggett (1966) <br>Jeff Brown (1966) <br>Richard Pilon (1968) <br>Cedric Jones (1974) <br>Elliott Sadler (1975) <br>Troy Williamson (1983) <br>