Historical Events In August - 30
Sunday, 16 January 2022
1996 Christine Pascal, actress/director (Smile, Elsa), dies at 43 on August - 30.
1997 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 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 August - 30.
2017 Brazilian court blocks President Michel Temer from abolishing Renca, whihc would open parts of the Amazon to mining on August - 30.
2017 Authorities say floods across Bangladesh, Nepal and India have killed more 1200 people and damaged 697,000 houses on this day in history.
2017 Hurricane Irma forms near Cape Verde Islands, will go on to become category 5 hurricane and kill at least 102 on this day in history.
2018 Argentina's central bank raises interest rates to 60% in attempt to stabilize the peso on August - 30.
2018 On this day in history ugandan pop star MP Bobi Wine re-arrested attempting to leave the country
2020 [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 on August - 30.
2021 The UN Environment Programme announces that leaded petrol in road vehicles has been phased out globally, a hundred years after its introduction on August - 30.
2021 On this day in history the United States withdraws its last remaining troops from Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, ending 20 years of operations in Afghanistan.