This Day in History on 30 October

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 30 October. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1887 – Sukumar Ray, Indian-Bangladeshi author, poet, and playwright (d. 1923)

1908 – U. Muthuramalingam Thevar, Indian politician (d. 1963)

1909 – Homi J. Bhabha, Indian-French physicist and academic (d. 1966)

1932 – Barun De, Indian historian and author (d. 2013)

1951 – Trilok Gurtu, Indian drummer and songwriter

Death/ Death Anniversary

1882 – William Forster, Indian-Australian politician, 4th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1818)


1883 – Dayananda Saraswati, Indian philosopher and scholar (b. 1824)

1963 – U. Muthuramalingam Thevar, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1908)

1990 – V. Shantaram, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1901)

2005 – Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian politician (b. 1942)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History