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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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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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)

  • 1590
    Tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590)
  • 1800
    Gabriel Prosser postpones a planned slave rebellion in Richmond, Virginia, but is arrested before he can make it happen.
  • 1813
    Battle of Kulm: French forces are defeated by an Austrian-Prussian-Russian alliance.
  • 1813
    Creek War – Fort Mims massacre: Creek “Red Sticks” kill over 500 settlers (including over 250 armed militia) in Fort Mims, north of Mobile, Alabama.
  • 1873
    Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea.
  • 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.
  • 1909
    Burgess Shale fossils are discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott.
  • 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.
  • 1942
    World War II: the Battle of Alam Halfa begins.
  • 1995
    NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces.

Who were born on August 30?

  • 1898
    Shirley Booth, American actress (d. 1992)
  • 1915
    Robert Strassburg, American composer (d. 2003)
  • 1918
    Billy Johnson, American baseball player (d. 2006)
  • 1923
    Nate Saint, American Evangelical Christian missionary (d. 1956)
  • 1933
    Don Getty, Canadian politician
  • 1935
    John Phillips, American singer-songwriter (The Mamas & the Papas) (d. 2001)
  • 1949
    Ted Ammon, American financier (d. 2001)
  • 1958
    Martin Jackson, British drummer (Swing out Sister)
  • 1979
    Leon Lopez, British actor
  • 2001
    Emily Bear, American pianist and composer

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