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Sunday August 30, 2020

August 30: Day of the Week

August 30, 2020 is the 243rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 123 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

August 2020
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 30 Historical Event(s)

  • 1791
    HMS Pandora sinks after having run aground on a reef the previous day.
  • 1813
    Battle of Kulm: French forces are defeated by an Austrian-Prussian-Russian alliance.
  • 1835
    Melbourne, Australia is founded.
  • 1918
    Fanny Kaplan shoots and seriously injures Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin. This, along with the assassination of Bolshevik senior official Moisei Uritsky days earlier, prompts the decree for Red Terror.
  • 1945
    The Allied Control Council, governing Germany after World War II, comes into being.
  • 1945
    The Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Douglas MacArthur lands at Atsugi Air Force Base.
  • 1967
    Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • 1981
    President Mohammad-Ali Rajai and Prime Minister Mohammad-Javad Bahonar of Iran are assassinated in a bombing committed by the People’s Mujahedin of Iran.
  • 1984
    STS-41-D: The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage.
  • 1995
    NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces.

Who were born on August 30?

  • 1919
    Wolfgang Wagner, German opera director (d. 2010)
  • 1930
    Warren Buffett, American entrepreneur
  • 1931
    John Leonard “Jack” Swigert, Jr., American astronaut (d. 1982)
  • 1943
    Jean-Claude Killy, French skier
  • 1943
    Robert Crumb, American cartoonist
  • 1962
    Alexander Litvinenko, Russian KGB officer (d. 2006)
  • 1966
    Michael Michele, American actress
  • 1972
    Cameron Diaz, American actress
  • 1985
    Éva Risztov, Hungarian swimmer
  • 1985
    Eamon Sullivan, Australian swimmer

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