On This Day

What Happened on September 30, 1862

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • First Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Prussia Minister President Otto von Bismarck's delivers his "Blood & Iron" speech

German Statesman Otto von Bismarck
German Statesman
Otto von Bismarck

Famous Birthdays

  • Georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Isaac Peace Rodman, American banker and Brigadier General (Union Army), dies of injury at about 40