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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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)
- 1460Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield.
- 1816The Treaty of St. Louis (1816) between the United States and the united Ottawa, Ojibwa, and Potawatomi Indian tribes is proclaimed.
- 1896Filipino patriot and reform advocate José Rizal is executed by a Spanish firing squad in Manila, Philippines.
- 1903A fire at the Iroquois Theater in Chicago, Illinois kills at least 605.
- 1922The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is formed.
- 1936The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike.
- 1944King George II of Greece declares a regency, leaving the throne vacant.
- 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.
- 2000Rizal Day Bombings: A series of bombs explode in various places in Metro Manila, Philippines within a period of a few hours, killing 22 and injuring about a hundred.
Who were born on December 30?
- 1204Abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd ibn Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (d. 1282)
- 1819Theodor Fontane, German writer (d. 1898)
- 1838Émile Loubet, 7th President of France (d. 1929)
- 1913Elyne Mitchell, Australian author (d. 2002)
- 1913Lucio Agostini, Italian-born Canadian conductor and composer (d. 1996)
- 1929Barbara Nichols, American actress (d. 1976)
- 1935Omar Bongo, President of Gabon (d. 2009)
- 1964Duglas T. Stewart, Scottish musician (BMX Bandits)
- 1969Jay Kay, English musician (Jamiroquai)
- 1977Saša Ilić, Serbian footballer
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