October 30th celebrates Checklist Day and Haunted Refrigerator Night.
Today marks day 303 of the year, and we have 61 days left of the year.
The month may not be over yet but don’t worry, we are certain reading the historical events from October 30th in history will help you get through!
Did you know that on this day in 1938, The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells was broadcasted on the radio? Some listeners interpreted the “breaking news” format as reports of an actual Martian invasion.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about October 30th in history!
What memorable events happened on October 30 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The World Wildlife Fund blamed humanity’s rapidly expanding consumerism for decreasing 60% of the world’s wildlife between 1970 & 2014.
President Donald Trump’s attempt to ban transgender persons from serving in the US military was blocked by US federal judge.
Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly said Trump’s attempts were a “disapproval of transgender people generally.”
Walt Disney bought out Lucasfilm Ltd for $4 billion.
American romantic fantasy movie “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part I” premiered at the Rome Film Festival.
The Canadian province of Quebec came close to becoming an independent country.
The 1995 Quebec referendum was the second referendum to ask voters in Quebec whether the province should declare sovereignty. The vote was incredibly close, with 50.58% of Québécois people voting to remain with Canada.
NASA’s Challenger Space Shuttle launched for its final successful mission, STS-61-A.
STS-61-A was the ninth mission the Challenger completed, which broke the record for the largest number of people carried aboard a spacecraft during the whole flight. The mission carried a laboratory developed and built by the European Space Agency to conduct tests in space.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Janel Parrish? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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Below you’ll find the most popular things people have said on this day throughout history.
But by fighting the difficulties in which one finds oneself, an inner strength develops from within our heart, which improves in life’s fight.
Are you looking for something to do today? Then why not find time today to celebrate the following special holidays.
National Checklist Day
Few things in this world feel better than checking off items on a checklist. So if you’ve got too many things to do that you’ve been putting off, why not try writing them up in a list today? You’d be surprised how much easier it is to get your tasks done when you check them off one by one!
Haunted Refrigerator Night
It’s time to clean out all the ghosts of dinners past that haunt the backs of our refrigerators. You may want to gear up with a mask and gloves first before tackling this monstrous task, as you never know what new forms of life you may find lurking back there!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The world’s largest ball of paint is in Indiana. The creator added a layer of paint to a baseball every day since 1997. It is now over 14 feet wide and weighs 2.5 tons.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on October 30th share the Scorpio zodiac sign.
Take care not to hurt Scorpios; they can strike quite the sting while holding the grudge for years to come. However, treat a Scorpio right, and you’ve got a friend for life.
Pink tourmaline is the birthstone that is allocated to anybody born during October. Did you know that in the United States, tourmaline has been found in Maine, North Carolina, and California? It’s even the official mineral of Maine.
If you were born on October 30, it’s likely that you were conceived on February 6 in the same year.
A baby conceived on this day will likely be due around July 23rd, 2024.