On This Day

October 30, 2018 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • Boston organized crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger killed shortly after arriving at US Penitentiary Hazelton in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, at 89
  • 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

Deaths in History

  • 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
2018 in History