What happened this day in history September 30

What are the important events that happened on September 30? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 30: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 30 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.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 17, 2020 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 26,690,400 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectaheptacontatetragon’ day.

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Libra is the zodiac 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.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 2,840 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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September 30 Historical Events

  • 1906
    The Real Academia Galega, Galician language’s biggest linguistic authority, starts working in Havana.
  • 1907
    McKinley National Memorial, final resting place of assassinated U.S. President William McKinley and his family, dedicated in Canton, Ohio.
  • 1931
    Start of “Die Voortrekkers” youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
  • 1962
    Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the National Farm Workers Association, which later becomes United Farm Workers.
  • 1966
    The British protectorate of Bechuanaland declares its independence, and becomes the Republic of Botswana. Seretse Khama takes office as the first President.
  • 1970
    Jordan makes a deal with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) for the release of the remaining hostages from the Dawson’s Field hijackings.
  • 1990
    The Dalai Lama unveils the Canadian Tribute to Human Rights in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa.
  • 2004
    The AIM-54 Phoenix, the primary missile for the F-14 Tomcat, is retired from service. Almost two years later, the Tomcat is retired.
  • 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.

Who were born on September 30?

  • 1631
    William Stoughton, American jurist (d. 1701)
  • 1732
    Jacques Necker, French finance minister of Louis XVI (d. 1804)
  • 1917
    Buddy Rich, American big band jazz drummer (d. 1987)
  • 1939
    Jean-Marie Lehn, French chemist, Nobel laureate
  • 1945
    Ehud Olmert, Israeli statesman
  • 1947
    Rula Lenska, English actress
  • 1951
    Barry Marshall, Australian physician, Nobel laureate
  • 1961
    Crystal Bernard, American actress
  • 1977
    Sun Jihai, Chinese footballer
  • 1986
    Cemil Mengi, Turkish footballer

Who died on September 30?

  • 1551
    Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (b. 1507)
  • 1626
    Nurhaci, Manchurian chief (b. 1559)
  • 1628
    Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke, English poet (b. 1554)
  • 1772
    James Brindley, English engineer (b. 1716)
  • 1942
    Hans-Joachim Marseille, German fighter pilot (b. 1919)
  • 1977
    Mary Ford, American singer (Les Paul and Mary Ford) (b. 1924)
  • 1985
    Simone Signoret, French actress (b. 1921)
  • 1995
    Jean-Luc Pépin, Canadian academic and politician (b. 1924)
  • 1998
    Dan Quisenberry, American baseball player (b. 1953)
  • 1998
    Marius Goring, British Actor (b. 1912)

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