March 30: Day of the Week
March 30, 2016 was the 90th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 276 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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.
- 1855Origins of the American Civil War: Bleeding Kansas – “Border Ruffians” from Missouri invade Kansas and force election of a pro-slavery legislature.
- 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.
- 1870Texas is readmitted to the Union following Reconstruction.
- 1912Sultan Abdelhafid signs the Treaty of Fez, making Morocco a French protectorate.
- 1918Outburst of bloody March Events in Baku and other locations of Baku Governorate.
- 1949A riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík, when Iceland joins NATO.
- 1954The Yonge Street subway line opens in Toronto. It is the first subway in Canada.
- 1965Vietnam War: A car bomb explodes in front of the US Embassy, Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others.
- 2006The United Kingdom Terrorism Act 2006 becomes a law.
Who were born on March 30?
- 1640John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695)
- 1820Anna Sewell, British author (d. 1878)
- 1857Leon Charles Thevenin, French telegraph engineer (d. 1926)
- 1892Erhard Milch, German field marshal (d. 1972)
- 1956Shahla Sherkat, Iranian feminist journalist
- 1962Mark Begich, American Senator from Alaska
- 1968Donna D'Errico, American actress and model
- 1971Mari Holden, American cycle racer
- 1972Mili Avital, Israeli-American actress
- 1982Jason Dohring, American actor
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