July 30: Day of the Week
July 30, 2021 is the 211th 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)
- 1419First Defenestration of Prague: a crowd of radical Hussites kill seven members of the Prague city council.
- 1619In Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time.
- 1811Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, leader of the Mexican insurgency, is executed by the Spanish in Chihuahua, Mexico.
- 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.
- 1930In Montevideo, Uruguay wins the first Football World Cup.
- 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.
- 1971Apollo program: Apollo 15 Mission – David Scott and James Irwin on the Apollo Lunar Module module Falcon land on the Moon with the first Lunar Rover.
- 1975Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, at about 2:30 p.m. He is never seen or heard from again, and will be declared legally dead on this date in 1982.
- 1990George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as principal partner of New York Yankees for hiring Howie Spira to “get dirt” on Dave Winfield.
Who were born on July 30?
- 1898Henry Moore, English sculptor (d. 1986)
- 1927Victor Wong, American actor (d. 2001)
- 1933Edd Byrnes, American actor
- 1934Bud Selig, American Commissioner of Baseball
- 1947Anna Panayiotopoulou, Greek actress and theatrical writer
- 1950Frank Stallone, American singer and actor
- 1957Clint Hurdle, American baseball player and manager
- 1984Kevin Pittsnogle, American basketball player
- 1987Anton Fink, German footballer
- 1990Coco Sumner, Italy-born English singer-songwriter and guitarist, daughter of Sting
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