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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)

  • 1574
    Guru Ram Das becomes the Fourth Sikh Guru/Master.
  • 1799
    The entire Dutch fleet is captured by British forces under the command of Sir Ralph Abercromby and Admiral Sir Charles Mitchell during the Second Coalition of the French Revolutionary Wars.
  • 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.
  • 1836
    The city of Houston is founded by Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen
  • 1940
    The Second Vienna Award re-assigns the territory of Northern Transylvania from Romania to Hungary.
  • 1942
    World War II: the Battle of Alam Halfa begins.
  • 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.
  • 1956
    The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opens.
  • 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)
  • 1939
    Elizabeth Ashley, American actress
  • 1943
    Jean-Claude Killy, French skier
  • 1943
    Tal Brody, American-born Israeli basketball player
  • 1951
    Dana Rosemary Scallon, Irish singer (as Dana) and politician
  • 1951
    Timothy Bottoms, American actor
  • 1954
    Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus
  • 1969
    Dimitris Sgouros, Greek pianist
  • 1976
    Mike Koplove, American baseball player
  • 1979
    Tavia Yeung, Hong Kong actress

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