Events in History on June 30 (Part 2)

  • 2019 Large protests in Khartoum, Sudan, against continuing military rule, kill seven and injure 181
  • 2019 New York marks 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising sparked the modern gay rights movement with huge pride marches

Historic Event

2019 President Donald Trump becomes first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea in the Korean Demilitarized Zone meeting Kim Jong Un

  • 2020 China's new national security legislation for Hong Kong comes into force
  • 2020 For the 1st time less than half the working age population is working in Brazil, with 7.8 million losing their job March - May, according to Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics
  • 2021 Bangladesh begins a one-week lockdown enforced by the army as COVID-19 cases soar due to the Delta variant
  • 2021 Extreme heat wave caused at least 100 deaths in British Columbia according to state Coroners' Office [1]
  • 2021 World's oldest man is 112-year-old Emilio "Don Millo" Flores Márquez (born 8 August 1908) from Puerto Rico according to Guinness World Records [1]
  • 2022 Bongbong Marcos, son of Ferdinand Marcos, is sworn in as President of the Philippines
  • 2022 Ketanji Brown Jackson (51) sworn in as 104th justice of US Supreme Court, replacing Stephen Breyer (83) upon his retirement; 1st Black woman (6th female, and 3rd Black) to be seated
  • 2022 New York is named world's wealthiest city, home to 345,600 millionaires, and 59 billionaires, with Tokyo and San Francisco making up the top three [1]
  • 2022 US Supreme Court landmark ruling, limits US Environment Protection agency to regulate power plant pollution, in case brought by West Virginia [1]