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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1608At Ticonderoga (now Crown Point, New York), Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs. This was to set the tone for French-Iroquois relations for the next one hundred years.
- 1619In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time.
- 1871The Staten Island Ferry Westfield's boiler explodes, killing over 85 people.
- 1916Black Tom Island explosion in Jersey City, New Jersey.
- 1932Premiere of Walt Disney’s Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon short to use Technicolor and the first Academy Award winning cartoon short.
- 1965U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid.
- 1967Israel passes the Jerusalem Law and annexes East Jerusalem.
- 1971Apollo program: Apollo 15 Mission – David Scott and James Irwin on the Apollo Lunar Module module Falcon land on the Moon with the first Lunar Rover.
- 1974Six Royal Canadian Army Cadets are killed and fifty-four are injured in an accidental grenade blast at CFB Valcartier Cadet Camp.
- 1980Vanuatu gains independence.
Who were born on July 30?
- 1809Charles Chiniquy, Quebec excommunicated Catholic priest (d. 1899)
- 1890Casey Stengel, American baseball manager (d. 1975)
- 1898Henry Moore, English sculptor (d. 1986)
- 1919Berniece Baker Miracle, half-sister of Marilyn Monroe
- 1936Ralph Taeger, American actor
- 1946Neil Bonnett, American race car driver (d. 1994)
- 1969Errol Stewart, South African cricketer and lawyer
- 1973Sonu Nigam, Indian singer and actor
- 1977Ian Watkins, Welsh singer (Lostprophets)
- 1984Gabrielle Christian, American actress
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