On October 30:
1485 King Henry VII of England was crowned.
1865 The Native Land Court was established.
1885 Ezra Pound, American poet, was born.
1893 Charles Atlas, Italian-born bodybuilder, was born.
1894 Domenico Melegatti obtained a patent for a procedure to be applied in producing pandoro industrially.
1918 A petition with more than 240,000 signatures was presented to parliametn demanding an end to the sale and maufacture of alcohol in New Zealand.
1925 John Logie Baird created Britain’s first television transmitter.