Historical Events on September 30 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 227 of 227

  • 1993 6.4 earthquake at Latur, India, 28,000 killed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993 US General Colin Powell retires at 56

General and US Secretary of State Colin Powell
General and US Secretary of State
Colin Powell
  • 1994 Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), launches into orbit
  • 1994 Sylvestre Ntibantunganya elected president of Burundi
  • 1994 Vladimir Meciars HZDDS wins Slovakia parliamentary election
  • 1995 Cleveland Indian Albert Belle hits his 50th home run of season
  • 1997 1st time 3 cons HRs in post season-Raines, Jeter, O'Neill (NY Yankees)
  • 1997 Hooters agrees to pay $2 million in discrimination suits
  • 1997 Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 4

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1997 Yanks Tim Raines, Derek Jeter & Paul O'Neill are 1st to hit 3 consecutively homers in post season (Yanks beat Indians 8-6)

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
MLB Right Fielder Paul O'Neill
MLB Right Fielder
Paul O'Neill
  • 1997 "Too Close" single released by Next (Billboard Song of the Year 1998)
  • 1999 Japan's worst nuclear accident at a uranium reprocessing facility in Tōkai-mura, northeast of Tokyo.
  • 2004 The first images of a live giant squid in its natural habitat are taken 600 miles south of Tokyo.
  • 2004 The AIM-54 Phoenix, the primary missile for the F-14 Tomcat, retired from service. Almost two years later, the Tomcat retires.
  • 2005 The Parliament of Catalonia passes with 120 plus votes and 15 against, the Project of New Catalan Statute of Autonomy, proclaiming in its article 1, "Catalonia is a nation".
  • 2005 The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

  • 2006 the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Constitutional Act that proclaimed the new Constitution of Serbia.
  • 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup Final: Birgit Prinz & Simone Laudehr score as Germany beats Brazil 2-0 in Shanghai, China
  • 2012 Two opposition Venezuelan politicians are shot dead a week before the presidential election
  • 2012 Car bomb blasts kill at least 32 people across Iraq
  • 2012 Melbourne Storm defeat the Canterbury Bulldogs in the 2012 NRL Grand Final
  • 2012 Ryder Cup Golf, Medinah CC: Europe retains Cup 14½-13½; win 8 and tie 1 of the 12 singles matches after trailing 10-6
  • 2013 54 people are killed by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq
  • 2014 A case of Ebola Virus reaches Dallas, Texas
  • 2017 Indonesian man survives a fight with giant python 7.8m long in Batang Gansal
  • 2018 Ryder Cup Golf, Le Golf National: Europe regains Cup with 17½–10½ win over the US; Italian Francesco Molinari wins all 5 matches; Sergio Garcia becomes biggest point scorer in event history with 25½
  • 2018 Chinese-French painter Zao Wou-Ki's work "Juin-Octobre 1985" sells for $65 million in Hong Kong, in one of the most expensive art auctions ever in Asia