July 30: Day of the Week
July 30, 2019 was the 211st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 154 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 762Baghdad is founded by caliph Al-Mansur.
- 1629An earthquake in Naples, Italy, kills about 10,000 people.
- 1756In Saint Petersburg, Bartolomeo Rastrelli presents the newly-built Catherine Palace to Empress Elizabeth and her courtiers.
- 1825Malden Island is discovered by captain George Anson Byron.
- 1865The steamboat Brother Jonathan sinks off the coast of Crescent City, California, killing 225 passengers, the deadliest shipwreck on the Pacific Coast of the U.S. at the time.
- 1866New Orleans’s Democratic government orders police to raid an integrated Republican Party meeting, killing 40 people and injuring 150.
- 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.
- 1975The Troubles: three members of a popular cabaret band and two gunmen are killed during a botched paramilitary attack in Northern Ireland (see Miami Showband killings).
- 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?
- 1929Sid Krofft, Canadian children’s television producer
- 1948Jean Reno, Moroccan-born French actor
- 1957Nery Pumpido, Argentine footballer
- 1964Alek Keshishian, Lebanese-born American film director
- 1968Robert Korzeniowski, Polish racewalker
- 1971Elvis Crespo, Puerto Rican singer
- 1973Markus Näslund, Swedish ice hockey player
- 1979Carlos Arroyo, Puerto Rican basketball player
- 1981Nicky Hayden, American motorcycle racer
- 1985Daniel Fredheim Holm, Norwegian footballer
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