August 30 in history: Liberation Hong Kong from Japan, assassination of Iran's President Rajai and more

Updated: Aug 30, 2020, 07:32 AM(IST)

From the liberation of Hong Kong from Japan to the assassination of Iran's President Rajai, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive into today's history.

1945

World War II: British Armed Forces liberate Hong Kong from Japan.

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1967

Thurgood Marshall is appointed as first black Chief Justice of the United States.

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1974

Bomb explosion kills 8 at Mitsubishi headquarters in Tokyo.

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1981

Iran's President Rajai and Prime Minister Bahonar are assassinated.

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2017

Floods across Bangladesh, Nepal and India kill more than 1200.

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