This Day in History on 30th June

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

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

Important Days

Important Events

1855: Santhal Rebellion started. The rebellion was led by the four Murmu Brothers – Sidhu, Kanhu, Chand, and Bhairav.

1857: The Battle of Chinhat was fought between British forces and Indian rebels, at Ismailganj, near Chinhat, Oude.

1859: French acrobat Charles Blondin crossed Niagara Falls on a tightrope.

1937: The world’s first emergency telephone number, 999, was introduced in London.

1966: Koka Subba Rao became the ninth Chief Justice of India.

1966: The National Organization for women, the United States’ largest feminist organization, was founded.

2002: Brazil won the FIFA World Cup.

2009: Yemenia Flight 626, an Airbus A310-300, crashes into the Indian Ocean near Comoros, killing 152 of the 153 people on board. A 14-year-old girl named Bahia Bakari survives the crash.

2013: Nineteen firefighters die controlling a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona.

2013: Protests begin around Egypt against President Mohamed Morsi and the ruling Freedom and Justice Party, leading to their overthrow during the 2013 Egyptian coup d’état.

2015: A Hercules C-130 military aircraft with 113 people on board crashes in a residential area in Medan, Indonesia, resulting in at least 116 deaths.

2015: Vietnam signed free trade agreement with European Union

Birth/Birth Anniversary

Sandip Verma

1911: Vaidyanath Mishra, Nagarjun, a Hindi and Maithili poet.

1934: C. N. R. Rao, an Indian chemist.

1943: Saeed Akhtar Mirza, an Indian screenwriter, and director.

1959: Sandip Verma, Baroness Verma, Indian-English businesswoman and politician

1966: Mike Tyson, an American former professional boxer.

1969: Sanath Jayasuriya, a former Sri Lankan cricketer.

Death/ Death Anniversary

Dadabhai Naoroji

1917: Dadabhai Naoroji, an Indian Parsi scholar, trader, and politician.

1919: Lord Rayleigh, a British scientist who discovered Argon.

2007: Sahib Singh Verma, former chief minister of Delhi.

Further Reading

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