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Top 10 August 30 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. Under Julius Caesar, February had 30 days, but when Caesar Augustus was emperor he was peeved that his month - August - had only 29 days, whereas the month named after his predecessor Julius - July - had 31. He pinched a couple of days for August from February to make it the same as July.

  2. In August 2015, nine months following the "Snowvember" storm, there was a 25 - 30% spike in the number of babies born in Buffalo, New York

  3. Between April and December it is the dry season for Komodo Island. The coldest months are July and August. During these months the average temperature is 30 degrees Celsius.

  4. The battle took place on August 28 - August 30, 1862.

  5. Andrew Carnegie died at his Shadow Brook estate in Lenox, Massachusetts on August 11, 1919. By the time of his death he had given away more than $350 million and the remaining $30 million was given away to charities, pensioners and foundations.

  6. On 20th August 2015, to mark the end of summer training at the West Point military academy, cadets organise a massive pillow fight. However, the pillow fight got rough with 30 members of the class of 2019 requiring medical attention and 24 suffering concussions

  7. Indonesia has the largest 'young' population in the world with 165 million people under the age of 30, whereas only 8% of the population is aged over 60 years (National Bureau of statistics, August 2001).

  8. Guy Bluford, the first African-American astronaut, launched into space on shuttle Challenger's STS-8 mission thirty-five years ago, on August 30, 1983.

  9. When Pope resumed assaults on Jackson's army on August 30, a counterattack from Longstreet's men swarmed over the Union troops. Pope had expected reinforcements from McClellan's army, but they did not arrive in time.

  10. On August 5, 1989, the Dermott, Arkansas City Council passed an ordinance prohibiting children from breaking curfew, by providing for a sentence of 30 days in jail with 2 days in an open-air public stockade for their parents.

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Hood died of yellow fever on August 30, 1879 at the age of forty-eight in New Orleans, Louisiana: his wife also died, leaving their children orphaned.

Fanny Yefimovna Kaplan was a Russian political revolutionary who attempted to assassinate Vladimir Lenin on 30 August 1918 by firing three shots with a Browning pistol because she considered him "a traitor to the Revolution".

In August 2012, 1000 tonnes of maple syrup worth $30 million was stolen from a warehouse in Quebec.

Banks in NSW, Australia don't work the first Monday in August because it's their reward for all the "extra counting" they do coming up to June 30.

The MV Arctic Sea, a 320-foot, merchant cargo ship, disappeared from the coast of Sweden on July 30, 2009 and wasn't spotted again until August 14, 2009, off the coast of west Africa.

When Japan occupied North Korea, they changed the time zone to match Japan. North Korea is now changing back the time zone to mark its liberation from the Japanese at the end of WW2. As of 15th August, North Korean clocks will be put back by 30 minutes.

Adolf Beuno Heinrich Ernst Heusinger (August 4, 1897 – November 30, 1982) was a German military officer, Adolf Hitler's Chief of Staff, and later on became Chairman of the NATO Military Committee

A day before Elvis Presley died on 16 August 1977, Jerry Ehman of Ohio State University detected an unusually strong signal from space. Instead of the typical random numbers, there was a stream 30 times louder than the background buzz of deep space. Ehman was so amazed he wrote the word "wow!"

North Korea operates on its own calendar; the year is 104. On August 15th they'll turn clocks back 30 minutes, effectively creating their own time zone.

About the first Google Doodle that was an out-of-office message. The day was August 30, 1998 - nearly two years after Larry Page and Sergey Brin had built a search engine in a Stanford dorm room, and less than a week before Google would officially incorporate as a company.

Sweet spot: Word of the day for August 30, 2018

The oldest cockatoo in the world (born June 30, 1933) died at the age of 83 on August 27, 2016.

On 30 August, 2019, an Indian aircraft was mistakenly given a military code by the Indian authorities and Pakistani fighter jets were scrambled to verify the identity. Iran like incident was luckily avoided, which was very much possible given the relations between the two countries.

August and July both have 31 days because they were named after Augustus and Julius Caesar, and they didn’t want their months to be punky little months with only 30 days . (Specifically Augustus) These extra days were stolen from February.

On August 15, 2015 North Korea created their own time zone. North Korea set its clocks back 30 minutes to "Pyongyang time" to celebrate the 70th anniversary of their liberation from Japan. This was their time before they were colonized by Japan.

Miley Cyrus independently released an album - Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz - for free online streaming on SoundCloud on August 30, 2015.

About Harold Gatty. Harold Charles Gatty (5 January 1903 – 30 August 1957) was an Australian navigator and aviation pioneer. Charles Lindbergh called Gatty the "Prince of Navigators".[1] In 1931,