December 30: Day of the Week
December 30, 2020 is the 365th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There is one day remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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Here’s the December calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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December 30 Historical Event(s)
- 1702Queen Anne’s War: James Moore, Governor of the Province of Carolina, abandons the Siege of St. Augustine.
- 1825The Treaty of St. Louis (1825) between the United States and the Shawnee Nation is proclaimed.
- 1905Former Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg is assassinated at the front gate of his home in Caldwell.
- 1906The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan.
- 1924Edwin Hubble announces the existence of other galaxies.
- 1947King Michael of Romania is forced to abdicate by the Soviet Union-backed Communist government of Romania.
- 1948The Cole Porter Broadway musical, Kiss Me, Kate (1,077 performances), opens at the New Century Theatre and becomes the first show to win the Best Musical Tony Award.
- 1965Ferdinand Marcos becomes President of the Philippines.
- 1977For the second time, Ted Bundy escapes from his cell in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
- 1996Proposed budget cuts by Benjamin Netanyahu spark protests from 250,000 workers who shut down services across Israel.
Who were born on December 30?
- 1722Charles Yorke, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (d. 1770)
- 1869Ōzutsu Man'emon, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 18th Yokozuna (d. 1918)
- 1883Lester Patrick, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1960)
- 1904Dmitry Kabalevsky, Russian composer (d. 1987)
- 1942Vladimir Bukovsky, Russian author and dissident
- 1945Lloyd Kaufman, American film director and producer
- 1950Bjarne Stroustrup, Danish computer scientist, creator of C++
- 1977Kenyon Martin, American basketball player
- 1978Tyrese, American singer and actor
- 1984Randall Azofeifa, Costa Rican footballer
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