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 French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
- 1502Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.
- 1859First ascent of Grand Combin, one of the highest summits in the Alps.
- 1945World War II: Japanese submarine I-58 sinks the USS Indianapolis, killing 883 seamen.
- 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).
- 1980Israel’s Knesset passes the Jerusalem Law
- 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.
- 2003In Mexico, the last ‘old style’Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line.
Who were born on July 30?
- 1904Salvador Novo, Mexican writer (d. 1974)
- 1914Lord Killanin, Irish IOC president (d. 1999)
- 1938Hervé de Charette, French politician
- 1948Julia Tsenova, Bulgarian composer and pianist (d. 2010)
- 1948Otis Taylor, American musician
- 1954Ken Olin, American actor
- 1969Errol Stewart, South African cricketer and lawyer
- 1979Show Luo, Taiwanese singer, television host, dancer and actor
- 1982James Anderson, English cricketer
- 2002Prince Hridayendra of Nepal, Nepalese royal
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