What Happened on October 30, 2020

Historical Events

  • 7.0 magnitude earthquake in the Aegean Sea kills at least 64 in Turkish city of Izmir and Greek Island of Samos
  • New DNA study of dogs suggests they were human's first domesticated animal, 11,000 years ago at end of the Bronze Age [1]

Event of Interest

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces a second four-week lockdown for England

2020 History

Famous Deaths

  • Herb Adderley, American Pro Football HOF cornerback (Super Bowl 1967, 68, 71; 5 x Pro Bowl; 4 × First-team All-Pro; Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys), dies from COVID-19 at 81
  • Nobby Stiles, English soccer midfielder (28 caps; World Cup 1966; Manchester United 311 games) and manager (Preston NE, WBA), dies from dementia at 78

About October 30, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years and 7 months
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Mood - 24kGoldn Featuring iann dior
  • UK #1 Song: Positions - Ariana Grande