August 30 in History – What happened on 30 August in Past

✅ Published on August 30th, 2019 in August in History

30 August - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on August 30, the day number in a year is 242 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 243. August 30 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

August 30 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1569Sultan Salim Mirza alias Jahangir, the eldest son of Mughal emperor Akbar and heir to the throne was born.
1574Guru Ram Das became the fourth Guru of the Sikhs.
1659Dara Shikoh was hanged by Aurangzeb.
1721The North Sea War ended with Russian / Swedish peace.
1799Anglo-Russian invasion of Holland-A squadron of the navy ofthe Batavian Republic surrendered to the Royal Navy without a fight nearWieringen.
1806New York City's second daily newspaper Daily Advertiser was last published in America.
1813Creek War-A force of Creeks, belonging to the Red Sticksfaction killed hundreds of settlers in Fort Mims in Alabama.
1835European settlers landing on the north banks of the Yarra Riverin Southeastern Australia founded the city of Melbourne.
1835The city of Melbourne was found by European settlers landing on the northern bank of the Yar River in southern Australia.
1836Real estate entrepreneurs John Kirby Allen and Augustus ChapmanAllen founded the city of Houston on land near the banks of BuffaloBayou in present-day Texas.
1836The city of Melbourne was founded.
1836The city of Houston, Texas was founded.
1856Battle of Osawatomy: ProSlavari forces defeated the Antislavery Force in Bleeding Kansas.
1861John Fremons proposed to free the slaves of the Missouri rebels.
1862American Civil War-In separate actions, Confederate forceswere victorious in both the Battle of Richmond in Kentucky and the Second Battle of Bull Run in Prince William County, Virginia.
1889The Royal Mail Mount Pleasant Shorting Office was officially inaugurated in London.
1895In Belgium, Roman Catholic education was compulsory.
1896Philippine Revolution-In the Battle of San Juan del Monte, the first real battle of the war, a Katipunan force temporarily captured apowder magazine before being beaten back by a Spanish garrison.
1909American paleontologist Charles Walcott discovered the BurgessShale, one of the world's most celebrated fossil fields, in the Canadian Rockies in British Columbia.
1911Sir William Ramsay predicts that Britain's coal supply will end by 2086
1914World War I-The Battle of Tannenberg resulted in the almostcomplete destruction of the Russian Second Army by the German Eighth Army.
1918Fanni Kaplan shot and wounded Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin,helping to spark the Red Terror in the future Soviet Union, a repressionagainst Socialist-Revolutionary Party members and other politicalopponents.
1928The Independence of India League was established in India.
1935The Wealth Tax Act, an initiative of President Roosevelt, imposed more taxes on rich citizens and big businesses, while lowering taxes for small businesses.
1936Freedom fighter Bhikaji Cama died.
1942Second World War-Erwin Rommel launched the last major Axisoffensive of the Western Desert Campaign, attacking the British EighthArmy position near El Alamein, Egypt.
1945At the end of the second world war, the Allied Military Control Council was established over Germany.
1959The title of National Hero of Indonesia was first given, to thewriter-cum-politician Abdul Muis.
1976More than two hundred policemen were injured in the rioting at Notting Hill Carnival.
1984Space Shuttle Discovery took off on its maiden voyage.
1984The spacecraft Discovery took off for the first time.
1995Bosnian War-NATO began its bombing campaign against the Armyof Republika Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
2001The new Euro currency is introduced in Frankfurt, Germany, before its formal introduction, which is supposed to be next year.
2002Conoco Inc. and Philips Petroleum merged to form ConocoPhillips. It was the third largest integrated energy company in America and the second largest refining company.
2006Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter effectively finished aero-braking, and is getting ready to enter a Sun synchronized science orbit at Mars.
2007Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, claims that he will come back to Pakistan from expatriation after winning a case in the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
2008A congested Indian Army boat transports victims of the 2008 Indian floods overturns killing at least 25 people.
2009Al Qaeda accepts responsibility for the attempted assassination of Saudi Prince, Muhammad bin Nayef.
2010Worry is conveyed about the 500 women who have disappeared in Canada on the International Day of the Disappeared.
2011Three suicide bombings, kills 9 and wounds 20 in Grozny, the capital of the Republic of Chechnya, Russia.
2012Permex, Mexico’s state-owned oil company, in the northern state of Tamaulipas, finds a large crude oil accumulation; the deposits could at least comprise of 250 - 400 million barrels of oil.
2013In Greenland a canyon over 800km long is discovered up to 800m deep in different places below the ice sheet covering the country; the canyon is longer than Arizona's Grand Canyon; it was carved out by a river over four million years ago.
2013India's first defense satellite GSAT-7 was launched from French Guiana in South America.
2014Prime Minister Tom Thabane of the South African country of Lesotho fled to South Africa following alleged coup attempts by the military.



Famous Birthdays of August 30 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1953Horace Panter / Bass Player / United Kingdom
1944Alex Wyllie / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1971Julian Smith / Politician / Scotland
1969Dimitris Sgouros / Pianist / Greece
1943Colin Dann / Author / United Kingdom
1896Raymond Massey / Actor / United States of America
1918Harold Atcherley / Business Man / United Kingdom
1994Monika Povilaitytė / Volleyball Player / Lithuania
1901Roy Wilkins / Journalist / United States of America
1944Molly Ivins / Author / United States of America
1922Lionel Murphy / Politician / Australia
1960Guy A. Lepage / Producer / Canada
1916Shailendra / Writer / India
1958Muriel Gray / Author / Scotland
1967Frederique van der Wal / Actress / Netherlands
1981Germán Legarreta / Actor / United States of America
1929Guy de Lussigny / Painter / France
1968Diran Adebayo / Author / United Kingdom
1954Ravi Shankar Prasad / Politician / India
1949Don Boudria / Politician / Canada
1768Joseph Dennie / Author / United States of America
1986Theo Hutchcraft / Writer / United Kingdom
1960Ben Bradshaw / Politician / United Kingdom
1954Alexander Lukashenko / Politician / Belarus
1982Andy Roddick / Tennis Player / United States of America
1944Frances Cairncross / Journalist / United Kingdom
1951Jim Paredes / Actor / Philippines
1907Bertha Parker Pallan / Archaeologist / United States of America
1939Elizabeth Ashley / Actress / United States of America
1963Michael Chiklis / Actor / United States of America

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