Thursday 30 October 2014, 12:11:53
30 October 758
: Arab and Persian pirates sack the city of Guangzhou in China.
30 October 1270
: The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis end by an agreement between Charles I of Sicily and the sultan of Tunis.
30 October 1470
: During the War of the Roses the “kingmaker” earl of Warwick defeats the Yorkists in battle and restores Henry VI to the English throne, who has lost most of his senses after years in hiding and captivity.
30 October 1938
: “The War of the Worlds”
, a 60 minute radio show by Orson Welles based on the novel of the same title by H.G. Wells, is broadcast in the U.S., causing a stir with some of the audience who take the star wars story for real.
30 October 1960
: Diego Maradona, Argentine football player, is born in Lanús.
It 's really a wonder that
I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem
so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them
, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good
at heart. ~ Anne Frank