Historical Events for 30th October 2023

1270 – The Eighth Crusade and siege of Tunis ended by agreement between Charles I of Sicily (brother to King Louis IX of France, who had died months earlier) and the sultan of Tunis.
1502 – Vasco da Gama returns to Calicut, India for the second time.
1886 – Great Britain and Germany agree boundaries in East Africa
1894 – Daniel Cooper patents time clock
1930 – Turkey and Greece sign a treaty of friendship
1972 – The Northern Ireland Office issues a discussion document ‘The Future of Northern Ireland’; the paper states Britain’s commitment to the union as long as the majority of people wish to remain part of the United Kingdom
1993 – Toronto Maple Leafs lose 1st game of season after going 10-0-0
2015 – Polish tennis star Agnieszka Radwańska wins the WTA Finals title at Kallang. Singapore; beats Czech Petra Kvitová 6–2, 4–6, 6–3
2016 – Canada and the EU sign free trade deal after opposition by Belgium
2016 – 6.6-magnitude earthquake hits central Italy – strongest in Italy for 36 years

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