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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1590Tokugawa Ieyasu enters Edo Castle. (Traditional Japanese date: August 1, 1590)
- 1813Creek War – Fort Mims massacre: Creek “Red Sticks” kill over 500 settlers (including over 250 armed militia) in Fort Mims, north of Mobile, Alabama.
- 1862American Civil War – Battle of Richmond: Confederates under Edmund Kirby Smith rout Union forces under General Horatio Wright.
- 1873Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea.
- 1896Philippine 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.
- 1909Burgess Shale fossils are discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott.
- 1922Battle of Dumlupinar: the final battle in the Greek-Turkish War (“Turkish War of Independence”).
- 1945Hong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces.
- 1956The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opens.
- 1981President Mohammad-Ali Rajai and Prime Minister Mohammad-Javad Bahonar of Iran are assassinated in a bombing committed by the People’s Mujahedin of Iran.
Who were born on August 30?
- 1768Joseph Dennie, American writer (d. 1812)
- 1919Wolfgang Wagner, German opera director (d. 2010)
- 1923Nate Saint, American Evangelical Christian missionary (d. 1956)
- 1943Tal Brody, American-born Israeli basketball player
- 1953Ron George, American politician
- 1982Andy Roddick, American tennis player
- 1983Gustavo Eberto, Argentine footballer (d. 2007)
- 1983Jun Matsumoto, Japanese singer and actor
- 1984Anthony Ireland, Zimbabwean cricketer
- 1991Liam Cooper, Scottish footballer
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