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What Happened on March 30th This Day in History

Year Name
2017 SpaceX conducts the world's first reflight of an orbital class rocket.
2009 Twelve gunmen attack the Manawan Police Academy in Lahore, Pakistan.
2002 2002 Lyon car attack takes place.
1982 Space Shuttle program: STS-3 Mission is completed with the landing of Columbia at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
1981 U.S. President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.; three others are wounded in the same incident.
1979 Airey Neave, a British Member of Parliament, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.
1976 Israeli-Palestinian conflict: in the first organized response against Israeli policies by a Palestinian collective since 1948, Palestinians create the first Land Day.
1972 Vietnam War: The Easter Offensive begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam.
1965 Vietnam War: A car bomb explodes in front of the United States Embassy, Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others.
1961 The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is signed in New York City.
1949 Cold War: A riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík, when Iceland joins NATO.
1945 World War II: Soviet forces invade Austria and capture Vienna; Polish and Soviet forces liberate Danzig.
1944 World War II: Allied bombers conduct their most severe bombing run on Sofia, Bulgaria.
1944 Out of 795 Lancasters, Halifaxes and Mosquitos sent to attack Nuremberg, 95 bombers do not return, making it the largest RAF Bomber Command loss of the war.
1940 Second Sino-Japanese War: Japan declares Nanking capital of a new Chinese puppet government, nominally controlled by Wang Jingwei.
1939 The Heinkel He 100 fighter sets a world airspeed record of 463 mph (745 km/h).
1918 Outburst of bloody March Events in Baku and other locations of Baku Governorate.
1912 Sultan Abd al-Hafid signs the Treaty of Fez, making Morocco a French protectorate.
1899 German Society of Chemistry issues an invitation to other national scientific organizations to appoint delegates to the International Committee on Atomic Weights.
1885 The Battle for Kushka triggers the Panjdeh Incident which nearly gives rise to war between the Russian and British Empire.
1870 Texas is readmitted to the United States Congress following Reconstruction.
1867 Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2-cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward.
1863 Danish prince Wilhelm Georg is chosen as King George of Greece.
1861 Discovery of the chemical elements: Sir William Crookes announces his discovery of thallium.
1856 The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Crimean War.
1855 Origins of the American Civil War: "Border Ruffians" from Missouri invade Kansas and force election of a pro-slavery legislature.
1844 One of the most important battles of the Dominican War of Independence from Haiti takes place near the city of Santiago de los Caballeros.
1842 Ether anesthesia is used for the first time, in an operation by the American surgeon Dr. Crawford Long.
1841 The National Bank of Greece is founded in Athens.
1822 The Florida Territory is created in the United States.
1818 Physicist Augustin Fresnel reads a memoir on optical rotation to the French Academy of Sciences, reporting that when polarized light is "depolarized" by a Fresnel rhomb, its properties are preserved in any subsequent passage through an optically-rotating crystal or liquid.
1815 Joachim Murat issues the Rimini Proclamation which would later inspire Italian unification.
1699 Guru Gobind Singh establishes the Khalsa in Anandpur Sahib, Punjab.
1296 Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.
1282 The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin king Charles I, in what becomes known as the Sicilian Vespers.
598 Balkan Campaign: The Avars lift the siege at the Byzantine stronghold of Tomis. Their leader Bayan I retreats north of the Danube River after the Avaro-Slavic hordes are decimated by the plague.
Famous People Born on March 30

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Year Name
1988 Thanasis Papazoglou, Greek footballer
1913 Marc Davis, American animator (d. 2000)
1962 Mark Begich, American politician
1975 Paul Griffen, New Zealand-Italian rugby player
1879 Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (d. 1954)
1952 Stuart Dryburgh, English-New Zealand cinematographer
1933 Jean-Claude Brialy, French actor and director (d. 2007)
1972 Karel Poborský, Czech footballer
1820 James Whyte, Scottish-Australian politician, 6th Premier of Tasmania (d. 1882)
1937 Warren Beatty, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter
Famous People Deaths On March 30

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Date Name
1873 Bénédict Morel, Austrian-French psychiatrist and physician (b. 1809)
1967 Frank Thorpe, Australian public servant (b. 1885)
943 Li Bian, emperor of Southern Tang (b. 889)
1996 Hugh Falkus, English pilot and author (b. 1917)
1978 Memduh TaĿmaç, Turkish general (b. 1904)
1992 Manolis Andronikos, Greek archaeologist and academic (b. 1919)
2013 Daniel Hoffman, American poet and academic (b. 1923)
1949 Dattaram Hindlekar, Indian cricketer (b. 1909)
1896 Charilaos Trikoupis, Greek politician, 55th Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1832)
1935 Romanos Melikian, Armenian composer (b. 1883)