July 30: Day of the Week
July 30, 2023 is the 211th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 154 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 30 Historical Event(s)
- 1502Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.
- 1729Foundation of Baltimore, Maryland.
- 1733The first Masonic Grand Lodge in the future United States is constituted in Massachusetts.
- 1859First ascent of Grand Combin, one of the highest summits in the Alps.
- 1863Indian Wars: Chief Pocatello of the Shoshone tribe signs the Treaty of Box Elder, agreeing to stop the harassment of emigrant trails in southern Idaho and northern Utah.
- 1866New Orleans’s Democratic government orders police to raid an integrated Republican Party meeting, killing 40 people and injuring 150.
- 1932Premiere of Walt Disney’s Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon short to use Technicolor and the first Academy Award winning cartoon short.
- 1956A joint resolution of the U.S. Congress is signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, authorizing In God We Trust as the U.S. national motto.
- 1962The Trans-Canada Highway, the largest national highway in the world, is officially opened.
- 2006The world’s longest running music show Top of the Pops is broadcast for the last time on BBC Two. The show had aired for 42 years.
Who were born on July 30?
- 1890Casey Stengel, American baseball manager (d. 1975)
- 1901Alfred Lépine, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1955)
- 1919Berniece Baker Miracle, half-sister of Marilyn Monroe
- 1927Victor Wong, American actor (d. 2001)
- 1929Sid Krofft, Canadian children’s television producer
- 1956Soraida Martinez, American painter, creator of Verdadism
- 1963Lisa Kudrow, American actress
- 1979Graeme McDowell, Northern Irish golfer
- 1979Show Luo, Taiwanese singer, television host, dancer and actor
- 1982Yvonne Strahovski, Australian actress
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