July 30: Day of the Week
July 30, 2019 is the 211st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 154 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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.
- 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.
- 1930In Montevideo, Uruguay wins the first Football World Cup.
- 1932Premiere of Walt Disney’s Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon short to use Technicolor and the first Academy Award winning cartoon short.
- 1974Six Royal Canadian Army Cadets are killed and fifty-four are injured in an accidental grenade blast at CFB Valcartier Cadet Camp.
- 1978The 730 (transport), Okinawa changes its traffic on the right-hand side of the road to the left-hand side.
- 2003In Mexico, the last ‘old style’Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line.
- 2006Lebanon War: At least 28 civilians, including 16 children are killed by the Israeli Air Force in what Lebanese call the Second Qana massacre and what Israel considers to be an attempt to stop rockets’ being fired, from Lebanon, at Israeli civilian targets.
Who were born on July 30?
- 1641Regnier de Graaf, Dutch physician and anatomist (d. 1673)
- 1855Georg Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrialist (d. 1919)
- 1941Paul Anka, Canadian singer and composer
- 1956Réal Cloutier, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1960Richard Linklater, American filmmaker
- 1971Elvis Crespo, Puerto Rican singer
- 1975Cherie Priest, American writer
- 1977James Branaman, American model and reality show contestant (The Amazing Race)
- 1982Yvonne Strahovski, Australian actress
- 1984Gabrielle Christian, American actress
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