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.
- 1460Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield.
- 1896Filipino patriot and reform advocate José Rizal is executed by a Spanish firing squad in Manila, Philippines.
- 1936The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike.
- 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.
- 1977For the second time, Ted Bundy escapes from his cell in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
- 1996In the Indian state of Assam, a passenger train is bombed by Bodo separatists, killing 26.
- 1996Proposed budget cuts by Benjamin Netanyahu spark protests from 250,000 workers who shut down services across Israel.
- 2005Tropical Storm Zeta forms in the open Atlantic Ocean, tying the record for the latest tropical cyclone ever to form in the North Atlantic basin.
Who were born on December 30?
- 1819John W. Geary, 1st Mayor of San Francisco (d. 1873)
- 1838Émile Loubet, 7th President of France (d. 1929)
- 1897Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (d. 1976)
- 1935Jack Riley, American actor
- 1937Jim Marshall, American football player
- 1953Meredith Vieira, American television journalist
- 1956Suzy Bogguss, American singer
- 1976Ashley Callie, South African actress (d. 2008)
- 1980Kenny Kwan, Hong Kong singer
- 1982Kristin Kreuk, Canadian actress
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