July 30: Day of the Week
July 30, 2018 was the 211st day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 154 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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.
- 1619In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time.
- 1629An earthquake in Naples, Italy, kills about 10,000 people.
- 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.
- 1825Malden Island is discovered by captain George Anson Byron.
- 1871The Staten Island Ferry Westfield's boiler explodes, killing over 85 people.
- 1932Premiere of Walt Disney’s Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon short to use Technicolor and the first Academy Award winning cartoon short.
- 1978The 730 (transport), Okinawa changes its traffic on the right-hand side of the road to the left-hand side.
- 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?
- 1890Casey Stengel, American baseball manager (d. 1975)
- 1898Henry Moore, English sculptor (d. 1986)
- 1909C. Northcote Parkinson, English historian (d. 1993)
- 1929Sid Krofft, Canadian children’s television producer
- 1936Buddy Guy, American blues guitarist and singer
- 1945David Sanborn, American saxophonist
- 1948Julia Tsenova, Bulgarian composer and pianist (d. 2010)
- 1964Vivica A. Fox, American actress
- 1966Allan Langer, Australian Rugby League Player
- 1971Tom Green, Canadian comedian and actor
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