Jose Cusodio Faria was born in Candolim of Goa. He was a revolutionary scientist and also known as Abbe Faria
Samachar Darpan, the first vernacular newspaper, was published in Bengali language by Carey and Marshman from Serampore.
Buddhagaya Mahabodhi Society, an organization to encourage Buddhist studies in India and abroad, was established by a Buddhist monk Anagarika Dharmapala
7.7 magnitude earthquake hit Quetta in Balochistan, British Raj (Pakistan) killing approx 50,000
Gandhiji declared that peace must precede partition, and he would not be party to India’s vivisection.
Indira Gandhi called for international help as the civil war in Bangladesh, or East Pakistan had turned two million people into refugees. Many of them were suffering from cholera and smallpox. The authorities of West Pakistan refused to care for them, and India couldn’t afford to.
Major Premchand and Naik Nima Dorji Sherpa, in the team on Indian Army Treckers, reached the peak of Kanchenjunga. They were the first Indians to reach this peak.
First developmental launch of SLV-3, Rohini (RS-D1) placed in orbit. It was used for conducting some remote sensing technology studies using a landmark sensor payload.
Statute Bill, a constitutional amendment bill, introduced in Lok Sabha to extend reservation in jobs and in promotion for SCs and STs.
B. R. Rawat, an Indian diplomat, was assaulted by a Pakistani private security guard in Islamabad.
Usain Bolt broke the world record in the 100m sprint, with a wind-legal (+1.7m/s) 9.72 seconds.
Today in History- 30 May