October 30, 1979 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • NASA launches space vehicle S-203
  • Richard Arrington, Jr. is elected the first African American mayor in Birmingham, Alabama

Deaths in History

  • Donna Rachele Mussolini, Italian, wife of Benito Mussolini (b. 1890)
  • Sir Barnes Wallis, British scientist, engineer and inventor (b. 1887)