Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/November 30

This is a list of selected November 30 anniversaries that appear in the "On this day" section of the Main Page. To suggest a new item, in most cases, you can be bold and edit this page. Please read the selected anniversaries guidelines before making your edit. However, if your addition might be controversial or on a day that is or will soon be on the Main Page, please post your suggestion on the talk page instead.

Please note that the events listed on the Main Page are chosen based more on relative article quality and to maintain a mix of topics, not based solely on how important or significant their subjects are. Only four to five events are posted at a time and thus not everything that is "most important and significant" can be listed. In addition, an event is generally not posted this year if it is also the subject of the scheduled featured article, featured list or picture of the day.

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; Independence Day in Barbados (1966) unreferenced section
Bonifacio Day in the Philippines; refimprove section
3340 BC – The oldest known record of a solar eclipse was carved into a stone in Ireland. refimprove section; fact not attributed to academic source
1786Peter Leopold Joseph, Grand Duke of Tuscany, promulgated a penal reform that made his country the first sovereign state to abolish the death penalty. refimprove section
1829 – The first Welland Canal opened, allowing ships to travel between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario and bypass the Niagara Falls. refimprove section
1864American Civil War: The Confederate States Army suffered its worst disaster of the war as the Army of Tennessee conducted numerous unsuccessful frontal assaults against fortified positions at Franklin, Tennessee. refimprove section
1936The Crystal Palace, built for the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London, was destroyed by fire. refimprove section
1993 – U.S. President Bill Clinton signed the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act into law, requiring purchasers of handguns to pass a background check. lots of CN tags



November 30: Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare; Saint Andrew's Day (Christianity); Guru Nanak Gurpurab (Sikhism, 2020)

Live performance of "The Wall" in 2011
Live performance of The Wall

Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (b. 1719) · Kamehameha IV (d. 1863) · Joan Ganz Cooney (b. 1929)

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