October 24, 1930 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


BattleCoup d'état

A bloodless coup d'état in Brazil ousts Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, the last President of the First Republic. Getúlio Vargas then installed as "provisional president."

President and Dictator of Brazil Getulio Vargas
President and Dictator of Brazil
Getulio Vargas

Birthdays in History

  • Johan Galtung, Norway, polemologist (Meaning of Nonviolence)
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  • Sultan Ahmad Shah, King of Malaysia