What Happened on August 30, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • English author Frederick Forsyth (The Day of the Jackal) reveals that he worked for MI6 for more than 20 years

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad calls for the removal of then Prime Minister Najib Razak during the second day of street protests

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad
Malaysian Prime Minister
Mahathir bin Mohamad

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Rap artist Kanye West announces he will run for President in 2020 at the MTV Video Music Awards

Rapper Kanye West
Rapper
Kanye West

Famous Weddings

  • Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley (34) weds model Ariana Cooper at Hotel Bel Air in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Brad Anderson, American cartoonist (Marmaduke), dies at 91
  • Oliver Sacks, English Neurologist and author (Awakenings), dies at 82
  • Wes Craven, American filmmaker (A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream), dies at 76