December 30: Day of the Week
December 30, 2021 is the 364th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There is one day remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 1066Granada massacre: A Muslim mob storms the royal palace in Granada, crucifies Jewish vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela and massacres most of the Jewish population of the city.
- 1702Queen Anne’s War: James Moore, Governor of the Province of Carolina, abandons the Siege of St. Augustine.
- 1853Gadsden Purchase: The United States buys land from Mexico to facilitate railroad building in the Southwest.
- 1897The British Colony of Natal annexes Zululand.
- 1903A fire at the Iroquois Theater in Chicago, Illinois kills at least 605.
- 1922The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is formed.
- 1924Edwin Hubble announces the existence of other galaxies.
- 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.
- 2004A fire in the República Cromagnon nightclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina kills 194.
- 2006The Indonesian passenger ferry MV Senopati Nusantara sinks in a storm, resulting in at least 400 deaths.
Who were born on December 30?
- 1741Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain (d. 1759)
- 1878William Aberhart, Canadian politician (d. 1943)
- 1883Lester Patrick, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1960)
- 1890Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, President of Mexico (d. 1973)
- 1940James Burrows, American television director
- 1942Michael Nesmith, American singer and musician (The Monkees)
- 1947Steve Mix, American basketball player
- 1950Bjarne Stroustrup, Danish computer scientist, creator of C++
- 1980Eliza Dushku, American actress
- 1985Lars Boom, Dutch cyclist
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