This Day in History – March 30

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March 30

Our history lays down the foundation of our tomorrow. Not only does going through the pages of history educate us but also refreshes the mind from the everyday monotony. Here in this blog, we will look at the events that took place on this day in history – March 30.

What Events Happened in India on March 30?

March 29 - Anandpuri
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1699: Khalsa established 
The Khalsa was established in Anandpur Sahib in Punjab by Guru Gobind Singh on March 30, 1699.

Events that Happened in the World on March 30 

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1282: Sicilian vespers
There was a rebellion by the people of Sicily against the Angevin king Charles I. 
1815: Rimini Proclamation
The Rimini Proclamation was issued by Joachin Murat which went on to inspire the Italian unification. 
1818: Optical Rotation 
Augustin Fresnel, the physicist read out a memoir on optical rotation to the French Academy of Sciences.
1822: Florida Treaty
The Florida Treaty was created in the United States of America on this day in history. 
1841: National Bank of Greece 
The National Bank of Greece was established in Athens on March 30, 1841. 
1842: Ether anaesthesia
Dr Crawford Long used ether anaesthesia for the first time during surgery. 
1855: Origin of the American Civil War 
Kansas was invaded by Border Ruffians from Missouri and forced the election of a pro-slavery legislature, which led to the origin of the American Civil war.  
1856: Treaty of Paris 
The Crimean war was ended by the signing of the Treaty of Paris on this day in history.
1861: Discovery of Thallium
Sir William Crookes announced that he had discovered Thallium.
1863: King George of Greece
The Danish prince Wilhelm Georg was crowned as the King George of Greece on March 30, 1863. 
1870: Texas readmitted to the United States 
Following the Reconstruction, Texas was readmitted to the United States of America.
1912: Treaty of Fez
Morocco was made a French protectorate by the singing of the Treaty of Fez, by Sultan Abd al-Hafid.
1939: Heinkel He 100 fighter 
The Heinkel He 100 fighter set the world record of 463 mph airspeed.
1945: Invasion of Austria
The Soviet forces invaded Austria and captured Vienna during world war II. 
1959: Tenzin Gyatso 
The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, fleed Tibet to come to India on March 30, 1959.
1961: Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
A Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs was signed in New York City. 
1965: Explosion in the United States Embassy 
There was a car bomb explosion in front of the United States Embassy which killed 22 people and wounded 183.
1981: Ronald Reagan shot 
The US President Ronald Reagan was shot right in his chest outside a Washington DC hotel by John Hinckley.
2002: Lyon Car Attack
The infamous Lyon Car attack took place on this day in history.
2009: Attack on Manawan Police Academy 
There was an attack on the Manawan Police Academy in Lahore, Pakistan by twelve gunmen on March 30, 2009.
2017: Reflight of orbital class rocket 
A reflight was conducted by Space X of an orbital class rocket. It was the world’s first reflight.

List of Important Birthdays

1951: Paul Da Vinci
The famous English songwriter, singer and guitarist was born on March 30, 1951.
1974: Martin Love
Australian cricketer Martin Love was born on this day.
1967: Adhuna Bhabhani
The co-owner of BBlunt and famous hairstylist, Adhuna Bhabhani was born on March 30, 1967.
1967: Nagesh Kukunoor
ndian film producer, filmmaker, director and screenplay writer was born on this day. 

This was all about the historical events that took place on March 30, this day in history. It is always good to reflect and ponder upon the past; we hope this blog was helpful for you in doing that. For more such entertaining content, keep following Leverage Edu. You can also follow on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn. 

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