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)
- 1282The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin king Charles I, in what becomes known as the Sicilian Vespers.
- 1822The Florida Territory is created in the United States.
- 1842Anesthesia is used for the first time, in an operation by the American surgeon Dr. Crawford Long.
- 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.
- 1940Sino-Japanese War: Japan declares Nanking capital of a new Chinese puppet government, nominally controlled by Wang Ching-wei.
- 1945World War II: Soviet Union forces invade Austria and take Vienna; Polish and Soviet forces liberate Gdańsk.
- 1961The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is signed in New York City.
- 1965Vietnam War: A car bomb explodes in front of the US Embassy, Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others.
- 1972Vietnam War: The Easter Offensive begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam.
- 2006The United Kingdom Terrorism Act 2006 becomes a law.
Who were born on March 30?
- 1830Mihály Zsupánek Slovene writer, poet and soldier in Hungary (d. 1898? 1905?)
- 1902Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (d. 2007)
- 1905Albert Pierrepoint, English executioner (d. 1992)
- 1913Censu Tabone, President of Malta
- 1959Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
- 1963Panagiotis Tsalouchidis, Greek footballer
- 1965Piers Morgan, British journalist and television personality
- 1976Mark McClelland, Northern Irish musician (Degrassi)
- 1979Anatoliy Tymoschuk Ukrainian footballer
- 1987Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Canadian hockey player
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