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 that of the IAS Exam.

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

Important Days

Important Events

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

1911 – Nagarjun, Indian poet (d. 1998)

1943 – Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Indian director and screenwriter

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

Death/ Death Anniversary

1917 – Dadabhai Naoroji, Parsi intellectual, educator, cotton trader, and an early Indian political and social leader (b. 1825)

2007 – Sahib Singh Verma, Indian librarian and politician, 4th Chief Minister of Delhi (b. 1943)

Futher Reading

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