March 30: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History

On March 30, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts that occurred throughout history. The 89th day of the Gregorian calendar, March 30th, commemorates the founding of the United States’ Florida Territory and the signing of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Crimean War.

The 30th of March falls under the sign of Aries. Eric Clapton, MC Hammer, Tracy Chapman, Celine Dion, Mark Consuelos, and Norah Jones all have March 30th birthdays. The 30th of March is also National Doctors’ Day.


(March 30, 1914)
Sonny Boy Williamson, an American blues performer and harmonica master, was born in Jackson, Tennessee.


(March 30, 1945)
Eric Clapton, a very renowned guitarist who played with the Yardbirds and Cream before launching a successful solo career, was born in the United Kingdom.

(March 30, 1968)
Celine Dion, a French Canadian pop singer noted for her vocal talent and passionate showmanship, was born.

(March 30, 1981)
Ronald Reagan was shot and critically injured by would-be assassin John W. Hinckley, Jr. in Washington, D.C. on this day in 1981, just two months after his inauguration as the 40th president of the United States.

(March 30, 2002)
Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, died in her sleep at Windsor Castle at the age of 101. She was the queen consort of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1936 to 1952.

(Died on March 30, 2021)
Myra Frances, British actress (b. 1942).

Written by James

James has always been intrigued by dinosaurs, the universe, technology, and animals. With a Bachelor of Computer Science and years of writing expertise, he joined World Amazing Facts in 2021 as a staff writer.

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