On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Australian Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns after being convicted of concealing sexual abuse
  • British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt mistakenly calls his Chinese-born wife "Japanese" in meeting with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing
  • Four million people excluded from Assam National Register of Citizens in India prompts fears of deportation, loss of citizenship

PlaneFlight MH370 Disappears

Official Malaysian investigation into the disappearance of Flight MH370 is unable to determine what happened
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Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing
Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing

Famous Deaths

  • Ron Dellums, American politician (D-House representative from California, 1971-1998), dies of cancer at 82