March 30: Day of the Week
March 30, 2017 is the 89th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 276 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
March 30 Historical Event(s)
- 1296Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.
- 1814Joachim Murat issues the Rimini Declaration which would later inspire Italian Unification.
- 1856The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Crimean War.
- 1867Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward.
- 1918Outburst of bloody March Events in Baku and other locations of Baku Governorate.
- 1944World War II: Allied bombers conduct their most severe bombing run on Sofia, Bulgaria.
- 1954The Yonge Street subway line opens in Toronto. It is the first subway in Canada.
- 1961The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is signed in New York City.
- 1979Airey Neave, a British Member of Parliament, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.
- 2009Twelve gunmen attack the Manawan Police Academy in Lahore, Pakistan.
Who were born on March 30?
- 1894Sergey Ilyushin, Russian aerospace engineer (d. 1977)
- 1907Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte, German Luftwaffe Officer (d. 1994)
- 1919McGeorge Bundy, American National Security Advisor (d. 1996)
- 1926Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish entrepreneur
- 1930Nicolas Browne-Wilkinson, former Lord of Appeal, UK
- 1950Robbie Coltrane, Scottish actor and comedian
- 1967Hayashibara Megumi, Japanese voice actress and singer
- 1971Mari Holden, American cycle racer
- 1975Paul Griffen, New Zealand-born Italian rugby player
- 1983Zach Gowen, American professional wrestler
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