March 30 in History
1841March 30, 1841:
International financial company, National Bank of Greece, starts operating in Athens.
1856March 30, 1856:
Crimean War comes to an end after Russia agrees to sign the Treaty of Paris.
1867March 30, 1867:
The United States purchases Alaska from the then-Russian Empire in deal worth US$7,200,000.
1894March 30, 1894:
England’s Theatre Royal holds the premiering of the play titled "Candida", which was written by George Bernard Shaw.
1922March 30, 1922:
New Orleans- based radio station, WWL-AM, begins transmission.
1946March 30, 1946:
The third Golden Globes award takes place. Some of the winners at the ceremony are Ingrid Bergman, Billy Wilder, and Ray Milland.
1970March 30, 1970:
Renowned American musician, Miles Davis, releases album titled "B*tches Brew".
- March 30, 1970:
American soap opera, "Somerset", premieres on NBC.
1981March 30, 1981:
John Hinckley Jr. attempts to assassinate then-President of the United States, Ronald Reagan.
1992March 30, 1992:
British music group, PJ Harvey, releases first album titled “Dry”. The album contains hit songs like "Dress" and "Sheela-Na-Gig".
2001March 30, 2001:
Michael Phelps, an American swimmer, sets new world record in the 200m butterfly event at the United States World Championship trials. He would go on to win 23 Olympic gold medals.
2007March 30, 2007:
Iconix buys the Rocawear clothing line from American rapper, Jay-Z. The fashion brand was sold for US$204 million.
2018March 30, 2018:
Kacey Musgraves, an American songwriter and singer, releases her fourth album titled "Golden Hour". The album would go on to win the “Best Country Album” and the “Album of the Year” at the 2019 Grammy Awards.
2019March 30, 2019:
Indian YouTube channel, T-Series, becomes the most subscribed channel on the platform. It overtakes Swedish gamer, PewDiePie’s channel.