On This Day

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

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

Person of interestWhitey Bulger

[James] Whitey Bulger, American organized crime boss, killed at 89 shortly after arriving at US Penitentiary Hazelton in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia

Gangster Whitey Bulger
Whitey Bulger

2018 Highlights

About October 30, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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