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30th October - A Day in the life of India

Let's learn about the importance of this Day 30th October in the history of India. Significant historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day October 30.
If you have a Birthday today, then you share your Birthday with Bollywood actress Ananya Pandey, renowned Indian Scientist Homi J. Bhabha and many others. 

Festivals/Observations

  • 2022 - Today on 30th October, 'Chhath', the great Hindu festival of sun worship is being celebrated in many parts of the country. Lakhs of devotees have reached their villages, their homes, & their families to be a part of the 'Chhath' festival.

  • Thevar Jayanthi (Thevar community)

30th October in the history of India

  • 2022 - A suspension bridge, which opened after renovations, collapsed in Gujarat's Morbi on 30th October 2022. More than 135 people were killed and around 100 people are feared trapped underwater due to the collapse.
  • 2022 - India suffers their 1st defeat in T20 World Cup 2022. South Africa defeated India by 5 wickets. South Africa restricted India to 133/9 in their 20 overs and chased down the target in 19.4 overs. 

  • 2022 - The manufacturing facility for C-295 transport aircraft by Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) in consortium with and technology transfer from Airbus will be set up at Vadodara in Gujarat and Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone for the plant on October 30.

Famous birthdays on 30th October
  • 1998 - Ananya Pandey is an Indian actress and is also the daughter of veteran actor, Chunky Pandey. She had her debut in Bollywood with Punit Malhotra's film 'Student of the Year 2' in 2019.

  • 1951 – Trilok Gurtu, Indian drummer and songwriter

  • 1932 – Barun De, Indian historian and author (d. 2013)

  • 1909 – Homi J. Bhabha, Indian-French physicist and academic (d. 1966)

  • 1908 – U. Muthuramalingam Thevar, Indian politician (d. 1963)

  • 1887 – Sukumar Ray, Indian-Bangladeshi author, poet, and playwright (d. 1923)

  • 1883 – Dayananda Saraswati, Indian philosopher and scholar (b. 1824)

  • 1882 – William Forster, Indian-Australian politician, 4th Premier of New South Wales (b. 1818)


Death anniversaries on 30th October

  • 2005 – Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian politician (b. 1942)

  • 1990 – Vinod Mehra, Indian actor (b. 1945)

  • 1990 – V. Shantaram, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1901)

  • 1963 – U. Muthuramalingam Thevar, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1908)







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