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)
- 1855Origins of the American Civil War: Bleeding Kansas – “Border Ruffians” from Missouri invade Kansas and force election of a pro-slavery legislature.
- 1856The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Crimean War.
- 1863Danish prince Wilhelm Georg is chosen as King George of Greece.
- 1918Outburst of bloody March Events in Baku and other locations of Baku Governorate.
- 1944Allied bombing raid on Nuremberg. Along the English eastern coast 795 aircraft are despatched, including 572 Lancasters, 214 Halifaxes and 9 Mosquitos. The bombers meet resistance at the coasts of Belgium and the Netherlands from German fighters. In total, 95 bombers are lost, making it the largest Bomber Command loss of World War II.
- 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.
- 1972Vietnam War: The Easter Offensive begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam.
- 1981President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.
- 2009Twelve gunmen attack the Manawan Police Academy in Lahore, Pakistan.
Who were born on March 30?
- 1905Albert Pierrepoint, English executioner (d. 1992)
- 1910Józef Marcinkiewicz, Polish mathematician (d. 1940)
- 1913Richard Helms, American CIA director (d. 2002)
- 1928Robert Badinter, French politician
- 1949Naomi Sims, American fashion model and businesswoman (d. 2009)
- 1959Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
- 1976Obadele Thompson, Barbadian athlete
- 1979Anatoliy Tymoschuk Ukrainian footballer
- 1987Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Canadian hockey player
- 1990Cassie Scerbo, American actress
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