On This Day

What Happened on October 30, 2019

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: Washington Nationals beat Houston Astros, 6-2 in Game 7 at Minute Maid Park, Houston to win first title in franchise history; MVP: Washington pitcher Stephen Strasburg
  • Kashmir officially loses their autonomous status, their flag and their constitution, as India brings it under federal control

Historic Event

Twitter head Jack Dorsey announces it will no longer take political ads


Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Slade [Newbound], Canadian screenwriter (The Flying Nun; The Partridge Family), and playwright (Same Time, Next Year; Romantic Comedy), dies of Lewy body dementia at 89
  • Don Fraser, American boxing promoter (LA venues; colourful wardrobe & offbeat PR gimmicks), dies at 92
  • Ron Fairly, American baseball utility and broadcaster (MLB All Star 1973, 77; LA Dodgers, Montreal Expos; Seattle Mariners), dies from cancer at 81
2019 Highlights

About October 30, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I