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What Happened on August 30, 2017

Historical Events

  • Authorities say floods across Bangladesh, Nepal and India have killed more 1200 people and damaged 697,000 houses
  • Brazilian court blocks President Michel Temer from abolishing Renca, which would open parts of the Amazon to mining

Historic DiscoveryHurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma forms near Cape Verde Islands, will go on to become category 5 hurricane and kill at least 102

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Satellite photo of Hurricane Irma shortly before landfall in Florida, with Hurricane Jose to the right
Satellite photo of Hurricane Irma shortly before landfall in Florida, with Hurricane Jose to the right
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Event of interestEvent of Interest

Late author Terry Pratchett' unfinished works destroyed by steamroller as per his instructions

Novelist Terry Pratchett
Novelist
Terry Pratchett

2017 Highlights

About August 30, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 6 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo