About September 30

September 30, 2020 is the 274th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 92 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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Libra is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 135 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On September 30

  • 1399
    Henry IV is proclaimed King of England.
  • 1791
    The National Constituent Assembly in Paris is dissolved; Parisians hail Maximilien Robespierre and Jérôme Pétion as “incorruptible patriots”.
  • 1791
    The first performance of The Magic Flute, the last opera by Mozart to make its debut, took place at Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna, Austria.
  • 1813
    Battle of Bárbula: Simón Bolívar defeats Santiago Bobadilla.
  • 1895
    Madagascar becomes a French protectorate.
  • 1907
    McKinley National Memorial, final resting place of assassinated U.S. President William McKinley and his family, dedicated in Canton, Ohio.
  • 1947
    The World Series, featuring the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, is televised for the first time.
  • 1955
    Film star James Dean dies in a road accident aged 24.
  • 1965
    The Lockheed L-100, the civilian version of the C-130 Hercules, is introduced.
  • 1966
    The British protectorate of Bechuanaland declares its independence, and becomes the Republic of Botswana. Seretse Khama takes office as the first President.
  • 1968
    The Boeing 747 is rolled out and shown to the public for the first time at the Boeing Everett Factory.
  • 1972
    Roberto Clemente records the 3,000th and final hit of his career.
  • 1975
    The Hughes (later McDonnell-Douglas, now Boeing) AH-64 Apache makes its first flight.
  • 1982
    Cyanide-laced Tylenol kills six people in the Chicago area. Seven are killed in all.
  • 1986
    Mordechai Vanunu, who revealed details of Israel’s covert nuclear program to British media, is kidnapped in Rome, Italy by the Israeli Mossad.
  • 1994
    Aldwych tube station (originally Strand Station) of the London Underground closes after eighty-eight years of service.
  • 1994
    Ongar railway station, the furthest London Underground from Central London, closes.
  • 2004
    The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo.
  • 2005
    The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.
  • 2009
    The 2009 Sumatra earthquakes occur, killing over 1,115 people.

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