October 30 in history: Tsar Bomba, Whitey Bulger assassinated and more

From mass shooting in Ireland on Halloween to NASA's STS-61-A mission — here's what happened on this day in history

1961

USSR detonates largest nuclear weapon Tsar Bomba

(Photograph:WION)

1985

NASA's Space Shuttle Challenger lifts off for mission STS-61-A

(Photograph:WION)

1993

Loyalists carry out mass shooting at Halloween party in Ireland, kill 8

(Photograph:WION)

2014

Sweden becomes first EU member to recognise the State of Palestine

(Photograph:WION)

2018

American crime boss Whitey Bulger beaten to death by fellow inmates

(Photograph:WION)

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