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  • Massachusetts, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1786

    George Washington

    Shays' Rebellion erupted in Massachusetts

    Massachusetts, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1786

    When Shays' Rebellion erupted in Massachusetts on August 29, 1786, over taxation, Washington was further convinced that a national constitution was needed.




  • Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 30, 1930

    Warren Buffett

    Birth

    Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
    Saturday Aug 30, 1930

    On August 30, 1930, Buffett was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the second of three children and the only son of Leila (née Stahl) and Congressman Howard Buffett.




  • Berlin, Germany
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1939

    World War II

    Hitler demanded that a Polish plenipotentiary immediately travel to Berlin

    Berlin, Germany
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1939

    On 29 August, Hitler demanded that a Polish plenipotentiary immediately travel to Berlin to negotiate the handover of Danzig, and to allow a plebiscite in the Polish Corridor in which the German minority would vote on secession.




  • El Alamein, Egypt
    Sunday Aug 30, 1942

    World War II

    Battle of Alam el Halfa

    El Alamein, Egypt
    Sunday Aug 30, 1942

    In August 1942, the Allies succeeded in repelling a second attack against El Alamein. The Battle of Alam el Halfa took place between 30 August and 5 September, south of El Alamein.




  • Sandringham, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1961

    Princess Diana

    Baptised

    Sandringham, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1961

    On 30 August 1961, Diana was baptised at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham.




  • Accra, Ghana
    Friday Aug 30, 1963

    W. E. B. Du Bois

    State funeral

    Accra, Ghana
    Friday Aug 30, 1963

    Du Bois was given a state funeral on August 29–30, 1963, at Nkrumah's request, and buried beside the western wall of Christiansborg Castle (now Osu Castle), then the seat of government in Accra.




  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1967

    Rosa Parks

    She Served on a "people's Tribunal" investigating The killing of Three young Men

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1967

    Parks collaborated with members of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers and the Republic of New Afrika in raising awareness of police abuse during the conflict. She served on a "people's tribunal" on August 30, 1967, investigating the killing of three young men by police during the 1967 Detroit uprising, in what came to be known as the Algiers Motel incident.


  • Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 30, 1994

    Rosa Parks

    Parks Was Robbed and Assaulted In Her Home

    Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
    Tuesday Aug 30, 1994

    At age 81 Parks was robbed and assaulted in her home in central Detroit on August 30, 1994. The assailant, Joseph Skipper, broke down the door but claimed he had chased away an intruder. He requested a reward and when Parks paid him, he demanded more. Parks refused and he attacked her. Hurt and badly shaken, Parks called a friend, who called the police. A neighborhood manhunt led to Skipper's capture and reported beating.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1995

    Bosnian War

    Operation Deliberate Force

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Aug 30, 1995

    The Secretary General of NATO announced the start of Operation Deliberate Force, widespread airstrikes against Bosnian Serb positions supported by UNPROFOR rapid reaction force artillery attacks.


  • Las Delicias, Caquetá, Colombia
    Friday Aug 30, 1996

    Colombian conflict

    FARC Attack on The Colombian Army base in Las Delicias

    Las Delicias, Caquetá, Colombia
    Friday Aug 30, 1996

    In Las Delicias, Caquetá, five FARC fronts (about 400 guerrillas) recognized intelligence pitfalls in a Colombian Army base and exploited them to overrun it on August 30, 1996, killing 34 soldiers, wounding 17 and taking some 60 as prisoners.


  • Timor-Leste
    Monday Aug 30, 1999

    Xanana Gusmão

    The Independence Referendum

    Timor-Leste
    Monday Aug 30, 1999

    On 30 August 1999, a referendum was held in East Timor and an overwhelming majority voted for independence. The Indonesian military commenced a campaign of terror as a result, with terrible consequences. Although the Indonesian government denied ordering this offensive, they were widely condemned for failing to prevent it.


  • Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Monday Aug 30, 1999

    Dwayne Johnson

    WWF Tag Team Champions

    Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
    Monday Aug 30, 1999

    The Rock 'n' Sock Connection became WWF Tag Team Champions for the first time after defeating The Undertaker and Big Show for the titles on the August 30, 1999 episode of Raw is War.


  • Timor-Leste
    Thursday Aug 30, 2001

    Xanana Gusmão

    The 2001 Parliamentary Election

    Timor-Leste
    Thursday Aug 30, 2001

    During this time he continually campaigned for unity and peace within East Timor, and was generally regarded as the de facto leader of the emerging nation. Elections were held in late 2001 and Gusmão, endorsed by nine parties but not by Fretilin.


  • Milan, Italy
    Thursday Aug 30, 2007

    Kaká

    UEFA Club Footballer of the Year

    Milan, Italy
    Thursday Aug 30, 2007

    On 30 August, Kaká was named by UEFA as both the top forward of the 2006–07 Champions League season and UEFA Club Footballer of the Year, as well as being named as part of the UEFA Team of the Year for the second time.


  • Bangalore, India
    Friday Aug 30, 2013

    Uber

    Uber expands to India

    Bangalore, India
    Friday Aug 30, 2013

    Uber expands to India, launching its first product in Bangalore.


  • France
    Tuesday Aug 30, 2016

    Emmanuel Macron

    Resignation from the government

    France
    Tuesday Aug 30, 2016

    On 30 August 2016, Macron resigned from the government ahead of the 2017 presidential election, to devote himself to his En marche movement.


  • Myanmar
    Tuesday Aug 30, 2016

    Conflict in Myanmar

    The Union Peace Conference

    Myanmar
    Tuesday Aug 30, 2016

    The Union Peace Conference - 21st Century Panglong was held from 31 August to 4 September 2016 with several different organisations as representatives, in an attempt to mediate between the government and different insurgent groups.


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