Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/October 30

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This is a list of selected October 30 anniversaries that appears on the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial, or on a day that is or soon will be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only 5–6 events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is not generally posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled October 30, 2018 featured article or the October 30, 2018 featured picture.

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Thevar Jayanthi in Tamil Nadu, India; multiple issues
1270 – An agreement between Charles I of Naples, King of Sicily, and Muhammad I al-Mustansir, ruler of the Hafsid dynasty in Ifriqiya, ended the Eighth Crusade and opened up free trade between the Christians and Tunis. refimprove section
1226Trần Thủ Độ, head of the Trần clan of Vietnam, forced Lý Huệ Tông, the last emperor of the Lý dynasty, to commit suicide. date not certain (see Talk:Trần Thủ Độ)
1485 – Having seized the throne of England after the War of the Roses, Henry VII was formally crowned at Westminster Abbey. unreferenced section
1942Second World War: British sailors boarded German submarine U-559 as it was sinking and retrieved cryptographic materials that proved crucial to breaking the Enigma code. unreferenced section
1973Istanbul's 1,510-metre (4,950 ft) long Bosphorus Bridge was completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosphorus Strait. refimprove
1974 – In one of boxing's most famous fights, Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman at The Rumble in the Jungle in Kinshasa, Zaire. refimprove
1995 – In a referendum, 50.58 percent of voters supported the province of Quebec remaining a part of Canada, narrowly averting a potential claim of Quebec sovereignty. refimprove section



October 30: Mischief Night in some areas of the United States

Raúl Alfonsín
Raúl Alfonsín

Hieronymus van Beverningh (d. 1690) · Adelaide Anne Procter (b. 1825) · Hilja Riipinen (b. 1883)

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