On This Day

On This Day in History for March 30 (Part 2)

Events in History

  • 2017 Venezuela Supreme Court takes over legislative powers of the National Assembly, opposition calls it a coup

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2017 Ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested in corruption investigation

1st Female President of South Korea Park Geun-hye
1st Female President of South Korea
Park Geun-hye
  • 2018 Palestinians begin a "Great March of Return", 6 weeks of protests on the Gaza Strip demanding Palestinian refugees be allowed to return to Israel. 19 Palestinians killed, 1,416 injured on the first day.
  • 2019 Zuzana Caputova elected President of Slovakia, the country's first female head of state

BeatificationPapal Visit

2019 Pope Francis arrives in Rabat, Morocco, on his first-ever visit to the Magreb region of Northern Africa

  • 2020 Russian city Moscow begins a city-wide lockdown after 4 hours notice due to COVID-19
  • 2020 Three out of four Americans now ordered to stay home due to COVID-19 as states of Virginia, Maryland, Arizona and Florida issue lockdowns

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History