March 30 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Good Friday
Multiple Countries Multiple Types
Birthday of Imam Ali
Iran National Holiday
Daylight Saving Time starts
Mongolia Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Spiritual Baptist Liberation Day
Trinidad and tobago Public Holiday
National Doctors' Day
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Historical Events

  • 240 B.C.: The first recorded passage of Halley’s Comet occurs on this day.
  • 1778: The playwright Voltaire is crowned with the laurel wreath.
  • 1842: Doctor Crawford Long uses ether as an anesthetic for the first time.
  • 1855: Pro-slavery advocates from Missouri cross into Kansas and force the election of a pro-slavery legislature in that state.
  • 1856: The Crimean War ends when the Treaty of Paris is signed.
  • 1867:S Secretary of State William H. Seward buy Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million USD. That’s approximately 2-cents and acre.
  • 1870: After Reconstruction, Texas is readmitted into the Union.
  • 1885: During the Battle of Kushka, the Panjdeh Incident occurs and almost cause the British Empire to go to war against the Russian Empire.
  • 1899: Other scientific organizations are invited to appoint delegates to the International Committee on Atomic Weights by the German Society of Chemistry.
  • 1944: Allied bombers heavily bomb Sofia, Bulgaria during World War II.
  • 1944: The Royal Air Force Bomber Command loses approximately 95 bombers out of 795 during a bombing run over Nuremberg, Germany.
  • 1945: Soviet forces take the city of Danzig.
  • 1945: Soviet forces enter Austria and capture the city of Vienna.
  • 1961: In New York City, the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is signed.
  • 1965: Over 180 people are wounded and another 22 are killed when a car bomb goes off in front of the U.S Embassy in Saigon.

Famous Birthdays

  • German chemist and inventor of the Bunsen Burner, Robert Bunsen is born in 1811.
  • English author Anna Sewell is born in 1820.
  • Dutch-French painter and illustrator, Vincent van Gogh is born in 1853.
  • American actor, director and screenwriter, Warren Beatty is born in 1937.
  • Canadian actor Kenneth Welsh is born in 1942.
  • English singer-songwriter and actress, Dana Gillespie is born in 1949.
  • American rapper MC Hammer is born in 1962.
  • English author and poet, Tobias Hill is born in 1970.
  • Israeli-American actress Mili Avital is born in 1972.
  • American singer-songwriter Norah Jones is born in 1979.