What Happened on October 30, 2018

Historical Events

  • German ex-nurse Niels Högel admits in court to killing over 100 patients, making him one of the world's worst serial killers
  • US Pentagon sends 5,200 troops to Mexican border in advance of migrant caravan from Central America
  • WWF conservation group says "exploding human consumption" has caused a 60% decline in all wildlife between 1970 and 2014
2018 History

Famous Weddings

  • Comedian Bob Sagnet marries TV host and actress Kelly Rizzo

Famous Deaths

  • Hardy Fox, American member of avant-garde band The Residents, dies at 73
  • Jin Young [Louis Cha Leung-yung], Chinese Wuxia novelist, dies at 94

Whitey BulgerWhitey Bulger (1929-2018)

American organized crime boss, killed at 89 shortly after arriving at US Penitentiary Hazelton in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia

About October 30, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Shallow - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper