July 30: Day of the Week
July 30, 2021 is the 211st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 154 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1619In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time.
- 1756In Saint Petersburg, Bartolomeo Rastrelli presents the newly-built Catherine Palace to Empress Elizabeth and her courtiers.
- 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.
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of the Crater – Union forces attempt to break Confederate lines at Petersburg, Virginia by exploding a large bomb under their trenches.
- 1916Black Tom Island explosion in Jersey City, New Jersey.
- 1969Vietnam War: US President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu and U.S. military commanders.
- 1974Six Royal Canadian Army Cadets are killed and fifty-four are injured in an accidental grenade blast at CFB Valcartier Cadet Camp.
- 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.
- 1980Vanuatu gains independence.
- 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?
- 1872Princess Clémentine of Belgium (d. 1955)
- 1881Smedley Butler, American Marine general (d. 1940)
- 1909Magda Schneider German actress (d. 1996).
- 1926Christine McGuire, American singer (The McGuire Sisters)
- 1946Neil Bonnett, American race car driver (d. 1994)
- 1951Alan Kourie, South African cricketer
- 1970Dean Edwards, American comedian
- 1974Jason Robinson, English dual-code rugby player
- 1974Radostin Kishishev, Bulgarian footballer
- 1980Justin Rose, British golfer
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