Behind History For September 30 – Today in History

Behind History For September 30 – Today in History

1915 – World War I: Radoje Ljutovac becomes the 1st soldier in history to shoot down an enemy aircraft with ground-to-air fire.

1938 – Britain, France, Germany and Italy signed the Munich Agreement.

1939 – World War II: General Władysław Sikorski becomes prime minister.

1941 – World War II: The Babi Yar massacre comes to an end.


1947 – Pakistan joins the United Nations.

1949 – The Berlin Airlift ends.

1972 – Roberto Clemente records the 3,000th and final hit of his career.

1994 – Vladimir Meciars HZDDS wins Slovakia parliamentary election.

1997 – Microsoft releases I E 4 (4th Version of Internet Explorer).

2009 – The 7.6 Mw  Sumatra earthquake leaves 1,115 people dead.

2014 – A case of Ebola Virus reaches Dallas, Texas


2016 – Hurricane Matthew becomes a Category 5 hurricane, making it the strongest hurricane to form in the Caribbean Sea since 2007.

2016 – Two paintings with a combined value of $100 million are recovered after having been stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in 2002.



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