March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 276 days remain until the end of the year.
We have some interesting facts & historic events all about March 30th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 30th in history!
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- Doctor day.
- Pencil day.
- National Doctors Day
- Take A Walk In The Park Day
- National Pencil Day
What Happened On This Day – March 30
1981: U.S. President Ronald Reagan is shot
A lone gunman opened fire outside a hotel in Washington D.C. The mentally ill assassin claimed his only motive was to become famous.
1976: Thousands of Palestinians protest against Israel’s massive land expropriation
In the event, which is annually commemorated on Land Day, 6 protesters were killed and scores injured by Israeli police.
1964: Jeopardy! is aired for the first time
The program, which is still on the air today, is one of the world’s most popular game shows.
1867: The United States buys Alaska from Russia
The territory at the north-western tip of North America cost only $7.2 million.
1865: The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Crimean War
Russia lost the war to a coalition of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain, and Sardinia.
2008: Taller Buddha State in Afghanistan in 1963 and in 2008 after destructed by Religion of Destruction.
1959: Dalai Lama flees China and is granted political asylum in India in 1959.
1955: Maureen O’Hara as Lady Godiva (1955)
1945: US Navy cook Pendleton Thompson posed with children recently freed from a Japanese internment camp in the Philippine Islands aboard USS Warren (APA-53) en route for the United States, Apr 1945.
1944: Men of the 5th Infantry Division listening to an address by Lt. Gen. Patton in Northern Ireland/March 1944.
1940: Dutch soldier taking cover during the battle of Rotterdam, 1940 [Colorized]
1867: Alaska Purchase: the US buys Alaska from Russia for $7,200,000, roughly 2 cents an acre in 1867.
1856: The Russian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, Great Britain, France and the Kingdom of Sardinia sign the Treaty of Paris ending the Crimean War in 1856.
Births On This Day, March 30
1968: Celine Dion, Canadian singer-songwriter
1962: MC Hammer, American rapper, actor
1945: Eric Clapton, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer
1853: Vincent van Gogh, Dutch painter
1432: Mehmed the Conqueror, Ottoman sultan
Vincent Van Gogh was born.
Celine Dion was born.
Sergio Ramos was born.
Deaths On This Day, March 30
2002: Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother
1986: James Cagney, American actor
1984: Karl Rahner, German theologian
1925: Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher, educator
1912: Karl May, German author
Elizabeth Bowes Lyon died.
Guru Har Krishan died.
Elizabeth Cavendish died.