What Happened on August 30, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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, whihc would open parts of the Amazon to mining
  • Hurricane Irma forms near Cape Verde Islands, will go on to become category 5 hurricane and kill at least 102

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Novelist Terry Pratchett
Novelist
Terry Pratchett