30 September

September 30 is the 273rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 92 days remain until the end of the year. 

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about September 30th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about September 30th in history!

Table of Contents

  1. Global Celebrations
  2. Historic Events
  3. Famous Birthdays
  4. Heartbreaking Deaths

Global Celebrations

  • International Podcast Day
  • National Mud Pack Day
  • International Translation Day
  • National Hot Mulled Cider Day
  • Ask a Stupid Question Day

Historic Events

What Happened On This Day – September 30

2005: Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten publishes controversial cartoon

The Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad. The publication led to riots and protests in many parts of the world.

1966: Botswana becomes independent

Botswana gained independence from the United Kingdom.

1960: Premier of The Flintstones

The animated series The Flintstones premiered on TV. It was set in the stone age and it detailed the lives of the Flintstone and Rubble families. It ran for 6 years until April 1 1966.

1949: Berlin airlift ends

After 15 months of airlifting supplies to Berlin, the Berlin airlift led by American forces came to an end. The Berlin Blockade was an international crisis where the Soviet Union blocked access of Western countries into Berlin.

1744: Battle of Madonna dell’Olmo begins

The battle was fought during the War of the Austrian Succession and ended with the Spanish and French victory over the Kingdom of Sardinia.

Famous Birthdays

Births On This Day, September 30

1983: Adam Jones, American football player

1928: Elie Wiesel, Romanian/American author, Holocaust survivor, Nobel Prize laureate

1924: Truman Capote, American author

1852: Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer

1207: Rumi, Persian mystic, poet

Heartbreaking Deaths

Deaths On This Day, September 30

1987: Alfred Bester, American author

1955: James Dean, American actor

1942: Hans-Joachim Marseille, German pilot

1941: Alice de Janzé, American heiress

1897: Thérèse of Lisieux, French nun

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