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 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.
- 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.
- 1756In Saint Petersburg, Bartolomeo Rastrelli presents the newly-built Catherine Palace to Empress Elizabeth and her courtiers.
- 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.
- 1967Israel passes the Jerusalem Law and annexes East Jerusalem.
- 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.
- 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).
- 2003In Mexico, the last ‘old style’Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line.
Who were born on July 30?
- 1511Giorgio Vasari, Italian painter, biographer, art historian and architect (d. 1574)
- 1890Casey Stengel, American baseball manager (d. 1975)
- 1922Henry W. Bloch, American co-founder of H&R Block
- 1943Henri-François Gautrin, Quebec politician
- 1958Daley Thompson, English decathlete
- 1958Kate Bush, English singer-songwriter
- 1974Radostin Kishishev, Bulgarian footballer
- 1981Nicky Hayden, American motorcycle racer
- 1982Yvonne Strahovski, Australian actress
- 2002Prince Hridayendra of Nepal, Nepalese royal
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