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Tuesday August 30, 2022

August 30: Day of the Week

August 30, 2022 is the 242nd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 123 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

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

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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)

  • 1363
    Beginning date of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the forces of two Chinese rebel leaders — Chen Youliang and Zhu Yuanzhang — are pitted against each other in what is one of the largest naval battles in history, during the last decade of the ailing, Mongol-led Yuan Dynasty.
  • 1800
    Gabriel Prosser postpones a planned slave rebellion in Richmond, Virginia, but is arrested before he can make it happen.
  • 1896
    Philippine Revolution: After Spanish victory in the Battle of San Juan del Monte, eight provinces in the Philippines are declared under martial law by the Spanish Governor-General Ramón Blanco y Erenas.
  • 1914
    World War I: Germans defeat the Russians in the Battle of Tannenberg
  • 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.
  • 1922
    Battle of Dumlupinar: the final battle in the Greek-Turkish War (“Turkish War of Independence”).
  • 1942
    World War II: the Battle of Alam Halfa begins.
  • 1945
    The Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces, General Douglas MacArthur lands at Atsugi Air Force Base.
  • 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.

Who were born on August 30?

  • 1797
    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, English writer (d. 1851)
  • 1818
    Alexander H. Rice, 30th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1895)
  • 1937
    Bruce McLaren, New Zealand car racer and founder of McLaren racing team (d. 1970)
  • 1946
    Queen Anne-Marie of Greece
  • 1949
    Ted Ammon, American financier (d. 2001)
  • 1963
    Michael Chiklis, American actor
  • 1973
    Lisa Ling, American journalist
  • 1976
    Mike Koplove, American baseball player
  • 1981
    Germán Legarreta, American actor
  • 1989
    Ronald Huth, Paraguayan footballer

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