Today in History – 30 August

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Today in History-30-August

1569

Salim Mirza Jahangir, fourth Mughal Emperor and son of Akbar, was born at Fetehpur Sikri. (30 or 31).

1617

Rosa de Lima of Peru becomes the first American saint to be canonized.

1645

Indians and Dutch sign the peace treaty.

1813

Creek Indians massacre over 500 whites at Fort Mims, Alabama.

1860

The first British tramway is inaugurated at Birkenhead by an American, George Francis Train.

1903

Bhagwati Charan Varma was born.

1928

Jawaharlal Nehru lays his plans for a free India and becomes president of Congress Party in 1929.

1931

Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT), was born.

1983

Indian National Satellite (INSAT-1B) launched.

1989

Anti-government riots leave at least 11 dead.

1990

Parliament unanimously passes the Prasar Bharati Bill.

1992

The first Indian-built ALH (Advanced Light Helicopter) successfully flown in Bangalore.

1993

LPG, Petrol dealers get higher commission.

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