Tuesday, July 5, 2022 (Week 27)

September 30 in History

What happened on September 30 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on september 30 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on september 30 in history.

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2009
Earthquakes in Sumatra kill more than 1,115 people.
1999
Japan’s second-worst nuclear accident occurs at a uranium processing facility in Tokaimura, killing two technicians.
1994
Aldwych tube station (originally Strand Station) of the London Underground transit system closes after 88 years.
1975
The AH-64 Apache attack helicopter makes its first flight.
1972
Pro baseball great Roberto Clemente hits his 3,000th—and final—hit of his career.
1966
Bechuanaland ceases to be a British protectorate and becomes the independent Republic of Botswana.
1965
President Lyndon Johnson signs legislation that establishes the National Foundation for the Arts and the Humanities.
1965
The 30 September Movement unsuccessfully attempts coup against Indonesian government; an anti-communist purge in the aftermath results in over 500,000 deaths.
1962
U.S. Marshals escort James H. Meredith into the University of Mississippi; two die in the mob violence that follows.
1960
Fifteen African nations are admitted to the United Nations.
1955
Actor and teen idol James Dean is killed in a car crash while driving his Porsche on his way to enter it into a race in Salinas, California.
1954
The first atomic-powered submarine, the Nautilus, is commissioned in Groton, Connecticut.
1954
NATO nations agree to arm and admit West Germany.
1950
U.N. forces cross the 38th parallel separating North and South Korea as they pursue the retreating North Korean Army.
1949
The Berlin Airlift is officially halted after 277,264 flights.
1943
The Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps becomes the Women’s Army Corps, a regular contingent of the U.S. Army with the same status as other army service corps.
1939
The French Army is called back into France from its invasion of Germany. The attack, code named Operation Saar, only penetrated five miles.
1938
Under German threats of war, Britain, France, Germany and Italy sign an accord permitting Germany to take control of Sudetenland–a region of Czechoslovakia inhabited by a German-speaking minority.
1935
George Gershwin‘s opera Porgy and Bess opens at the Colonial Theatre in Boston.
1927
Babe Ruth hits his 60th home run of the season off Tom Zachary in Yankee Stadium, New York City.
1918
Bulgaria pulls out of World War I.
1911
Italy declares war on Turkey over control of Tripoli.
1864
Confederate troops fail to retake Fort Harrison from the Union forces during the siege of Petersburg.
1846
The first anesthetized tooth extraction is performed by Dr. William Morton in Charleston, Massachusetts.
1791
Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute is performed for the first time in Vienna
1703
The French, at Hochstadt in the War of the Spanish Succession, suffer only 1,000 casualties to the 11,000 of their opponents, the Austrians of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I.
1630
John Billington, one of the original pilgrims who sailed to the New World on the Mayflower, becomes the first man executed in the English colonies. He is hanged for having shot another man during a quarrel
1568
Eric XIV, king of Sweden, is deposed after showing signs of madness.
1399
Richard II is deposed.