Today in History – 30 September

Today in History - 30 September

1207

Rumi, famous Muslim Sufi poet, was born.

1687

Aurangzeb acquired the famous Golconda fort near Hyderabad from the Qutub Shahi Sultan Tana Shah due to the treachery of his General Panni.

1791

Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute is performed for the first time in Vienna

1908

Ram Dhari Singh Dinkar, famous Hindi novelist, was born.

1911

Italy declares war on Turkey over control of Tripoli.

1918

Bulgaria pulls out of World War I.

1949

The Berlin Airlift is officially halted after 277,264 flights.

1954

The first atomic-powered submarine, the Nautilus, was commissioned in Groton, Connecticut.

1954

NATO nations agree to arm and admit West Germany.

1963

The USSR openly louded Indian view on Kashmir issue. This was against Pakistan’s motives.

1972

Pakistani troops shell into the Indian zone of Kashmir.

1981

Pakistan Commando soldiers release 66 hostages in Lahore from five Khalistan hijackers and activists of the Dal Khalsa International.

1989

INS Shalki, India’s first indigenously built submarine, launched in Bombay.

1992

Laurie Baker wins Rs. 25 lakh UN World Habitat award.

1996

Centre gives its consent to Tamil Nadu government’s decision to rename Madras as Chennai.

1997

24th Stock Exchange of India set up at Trivandrum.

1999

India successfully test-fired its multi-target surface-to-air missile ‘Akash’.

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