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Know what happened on 30th July


Importance of 30th July in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 30th July special in the world history.


देश और दुनिया के इतिहास के पन्‍नों में 30 जुलाई कई कारणों से महत्वपूर्ण है, उनमें से ये सभी प्रमुख हैं:-
  • 1771 में 18वीं शताब्दी के प्रसिद्ध अंग्रेज़ी कवियों में से एक थॉमस ग्रे का जन्म आज ही के दिन हुआ था। 
  • 1886 में भारत की पहली महिला विधायक एस मुथुलक्ष्मी का जन्म हुआ था।
  • 1909 में राइट भाईयों ने सेना के लिए पहला विमान बनाया था।
  • 1947 में हॉलीवुड अभिनेता और कैलिफोर्निया के पूर्व गवर्नर आरनोल्ड श्वार्जनेगर का जन्म हुआ।
  • 1966 में फुटबॉल का विश्वकप 1930 में शुरू हुआ था और इंग्लैंड ने इसे 1966 में पहली बार जीता।
  • 2012 में भारत में पावर ग्रिड की बड़ी खराबी के कारण 30 करोड़ लोगों को बिना बिजली के रहना पड़ा था।

1983
Death of Howard Dietz, American publicist, lyricist and librettist .
Italy
1983
Death of Lynn Fontanne, British-born American actress .
United States
1979
American serial killer Ted Bundy was convicted in Miami, Florida of two counts of first-degree murder and sentenced to death by electric chair
United States
1975
Disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa of the US Teamsters Union from the parking lot of a Detroit restaurant. He has never been seen since, but is assumed to be dead.
1966
England win the World Cup
Great Britain
1963
Kim Philby surfaced in Moscow having escaped arrest in London for spying for the USSR.
Great Britain
1948
The world’s first radar station was opened at Gladstone Dock, Liverpool to assist shipping.
Great Britain
1935
Publication of the first paperback book, by Penguin Books of England
Great Britain
1932
First showing of 'Flowers and Trees', the first cartoon short to use Technicolor.
United States
1930
Uruguay won the first World Cup.
Afghanistan
1928
MGM’s lion mascot ‘Leo’ roared for the first time at the beginning of the movie ‘White Shadows of the South Seas’.
United States
1918
Death of Joyce Kilmer, American poet .
United States
1909
Birth of C. Northcote Parkinson, British historian and author who devised Parkinsons Law (Work expands to fill the time available)
Great Britain
1900
The Central Line of London's underground railway (The Tube) was opened by Edward, Prince of Wales.
Great Britain
1898
Birth of Henry Moore, English sculptor.
Great Britain
1898
Death of Count Otto von Bismarck, German Chancellor
Germany
1863
Birth of Henry Ford, motor manufactuerer
United States
1818
Birth of Emily Bronte, writer
Great Britain
1771
Death of Thomas Gray, English poet whose Elegy in a Country Churchyard is one of the best loved poems in the English language.
Great Britain
1718
Death of William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania
United States
1419
First defenestration of Prague
Czech Republic
0762
Founding of Baghdad by caliph Al-Mansur.
Iraq
0579
Death of Pope Benedict I
Italy
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