This Day in History on 30tth March

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 March. The students can refer to them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

1665: Murarbaji died at Purandar fort during a battle with Dilerkhan.

1699: Guru Govind Singh the 10th Guru of Sikh’s established ‘Khalsa Panth’.

1919: Gandhi announces resistance against Rowlatt Act.

1923: New financial measures come into force, including restoration of Salt Tax.

1929: Weekly postal service across 5,000-miles by aeroplane started between England and India serving India, Egypt, Palestine and Iraq in London.

1949: New Union of Greater Rajasthan was ceremonially inaugurated by Patel when the existing Union of Rajasthan was joined by four premier states of Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Hiralal Shastri became its first Chief Minister.

1977: Swami Agnivesh merged his ‘Bhartiya Aryasabha Party’ in Janata Party.

1988: Tamil Nadu beat Railways by an innings and 144 runs to win Ranji Trophy.

1990: Constitution (64th) Amendment Bill to extend President’s rule in Punjab collapses in Lok Sabha.

1992: Satyajit Ray received the honorary Oscar award.

1993: Air Time Committee Chief P.S. Deodhar and its members resign in protest against the implementation of the metro channel of Doordarshan.

1993: India forgoes Narmada loan balance because of World Bank’s strict regulations.

1993: Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket’s Ranji Trophy.

1994: G-15 summit in New Delhi decides to set up a trade panel.

1999: Services regained team title in the national boxing championship in Visakhapatnam.

Birthday / Anniversary

1853: Vincent van Gogh, a Dutch post-impressionist painter.

1894: Sergey Ilyushin, a Soviet aircraft designer.

1899: Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, an Indian Bengali-language writer.

1906: General Kodendera Subayya Thimayya, the 6th Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army.

1908: Devika Rani, an actress in Indian films.

1913: B. S. Soman, first Admiral of India, was born.

1938: Klaus Martin Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum.

1945: Dr. J. J. Rawal, joint director of Nehru Planetarium of Mumbai, was born.

1977: Abhishek Chaubey, an Indian filmmaker.

1992: Palak Muchhal, an Indian playback singer.

Death / Death Anniversary

1664: Guru Har Krishan, the eighth of the ten Sikh Gurus.

1925: Rudolf Steiner, an Austrian philosopher, social reformer, architect, esotericist, and claimed clairvoyant.

1949: Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), passed away.

1976: Shankar Puroshattam Mulgaonkar ‘Raghuvir’, famous painter, passed away.

1989: Waman Ganpat Behre `Sobat’, editor of weekly, passed away.

1993: S. M. Pandit, famous painter, passed away.

2002: Anand Bakshi, a popular Indian poet, and lyricist.

2005: O. V. Vijayan, an Indian author, and cartoonist.

Further Reading

Month-wise This Day in History

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