Historical Events on October 30th, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Loyalist paramilitaries carry out a raid on Royal Ulster Constabulary station in County Derry, and steal 4 British Army Sterling sub-machine Guns
  • The Northern Ireland Office issues a discussion document 'The Future of Northern Ireland'; the paper states Britain's commitment to the union as long as the majority of people wish to remain part of the United Kingdom
  • Worst US rail accident in 14 years; 45 die in Chicago,Illinois