Historical Events In August - 30
Monday, 02 August 2021
1996 On this day in history christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Elsa), dies at 43
1997 On this day in history the world learns of the Paris car crash that killed England's Princess Diana, her husband and Harrod's owner Dodi Fayed, and their driver.
2007 United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident in which a B-52 flew from Minot AFB, ND to Barksdale AFB, LA carrying 6 nuclear warheads on August - 30.
2012 On August - 30 cholera outbreak kills 229 people in Sierra Leone
2017 Late author Terry Pratchett ' unfinished works destroyed by steamroller as per his instructions on this day in history.
2017 Brazilian court blocks President Michel Temer from abolishing Renca, whihc would open parts of the Amazon to mining on August - 30.
2017 On this day in history authorities say floods across Bangladesh, Nepal and India have killed more 1200 people and damaged 697,000 houses
2017 On August - 30 hurricane Irma forms near Cape Verde Islands, will go on to become category 5 hurricane and kill at least 102
2018 On this day in history argentina's central bank raises interest rates to 60% in attempt to stabilize the peso
2018 On August - 30 ugandan pop star MP Bobi Wine re-arrested attempting to leave the country
2020 On August - 30 [COVID-19 pandemic] The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 25 million worldwide. India continues to record the highest daily increase of cases.