This Day in History: 0000-08-30

30 Aug – About 1,000 Creek warriors storm and capture Fort Mims, Alabama, killing or capturing over 500 defenders and other inhabitants. This was one of the greatest Indian victories against US forces during the Indian Wars (1813).
30 Aug – Victory Day (Turkey). After their defeat by Britain in World War I, Turkish forces under Ataturk resisted a Greek invasion to regain Constantinople and Anatolia, culminating in the Turkish victory at the Battle of Dumlupınar (26-30 Aug, 1922).
30 Aug – The maiden voyage of the Space Shuttle Discovery (STS 41D) began (1984).