March 30: Day of the Week
March 30, 2016 is the 90th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 276 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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)
- 1282The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin king Charles I, in what becomes known as the Sicilian Vespers.
- 1842Anesthesia is used for the first time, in an operation by the American surgeon Dr. Crawford Long.
- 1844One of the most important battles of the Dominican War of Independence from Haiti takes place near the city of Santiago de los Caballeros.
- 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.
- 1939The Heinkel He 100 fighter sets a world airspeed record of 463 mph.
- 1945World War II: Soviet Union forces invade Austria and take Vienna; Polish and Soviet forces liberate Gdańsk.
- 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.
- 1972Vietnam War: The Easter Offensive begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam.
Who were born on March 30?
- 1750John Stafford Smith, English composer (d. 1836)
- 1892Stefan Banach, Polish mathematician (d. 1945)
- 1910Józef Marcinkiewicz, Polish mathematician (d. 1940)
- 1914Sonny Boy Williamson I, American musician (d. 1948)
- 1922Turhan Bey, Turkish actor
- 1945Johnnie Walker, British DJ
- 1959Peter Hugh McGregor Ellis, New Zealand convicted child abuser
- 1963Eli-Eri Moura, Brazilian composer and conductor
- 1968Celine Dion, Canadian singer
- 1976Ty Conklin, American ice hockey player
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