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 French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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.
- 1825The Treaty of St. Louis (1825) between the United States and the Shawnee Nation is proclaimed.
- 1853Gadsden Purchase: The United States buys land from Mexico to facilitate railroad building in the Southwest.
- 1903A fire at the Iroquois Theater in Chicago, Illinois kills at least 605.
- 1906The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, which later laid down the foundations of Pakistan.
- 1919Lincoln’s Inn in London admits its first female bar student.
- 1927The Ginza Line, the first subway line in Asia, opens in Tokyo, Japan.
- 1943Subhas Chandra Bose raises the flag of Indian independence at Port Blair.
- 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.
- 2006Madrid Barajas International Airport is bombed.
Who were born on December 30?
- 1865Rudyard Kipling, English writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1936)
- 1884Hideki Tojo, Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1948)
- 1899Helge Ingstad, Norwegian explorer (d. 2001)
- 1917Seymour Melman, American industrial engineer (d. 2004)
- 1934Del Shannon, American singer (d. 1990)
- 1935Omar Bongo, President of Gabon (d. 2009)
- 1945Davy Jones, English singer (The Monkees)
- 1956Claudia Di Girólamo, Chilean actress
- 1976A.J. Pierzynski, American baseball player
- 1982Robbie Gould, American football player
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