July 30: Day of the Week
July 30, 2020 is the 212nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 154 days 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 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)
- 1419First Defenestration of Prague: a crowd of radical Hussites kill seven members of the Prague city council.
- 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.
- 1656Swedish forces under the command of King Charles X Gustav defeat the forces of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth at the Battle of Warsaw.
- 1756In Saint Petersburg, Bartolomeo Rastrelli presents the newly-built Catherine Palace to Empress Elizabeth and her courtiers.
- 1811Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, leader of the Mexican insurgency, is executed by the Spanish in Chihuahua, Mexico.
- 1932Premiere of Walt Disney’s Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon short to use Technicolor and the first Academy Award winning cartoon short.
- 1974Watergate Scandal: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon releases subpoenaed White House recordings after being ordered to do so by the United States Supreme Court.
- 1975Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, at about 2:30 p.m. He is never seen or heard from again, and will be declared legally dead on this date in 1982.
- 1980Israel’s Knesset passes the Jerusalem Law
- 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?
- 1857Thorstein Veblen, American economist (d. 1929)
- 1901Alfred Lépine, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (d. 1955)
- 1946Neil Bonnett, American race car driver (d. 1994)
- 1963Lisa Kudrow, American actress
- 1968Sean Moore, Welsh drummer (Manic Street Preachers)
- 1968Terry Crews, American football player and actor
- 1977Jaime Pressly, American actress
- 1980Justin Rose, British golfer
- 1982Jehad Al-Hussain, Syrian footballer
- 1986Tiago, Brazilian footballer
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