June 30: Day of the Week
June 30, 2018 was the 181st day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 184 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 30 Historical Event(s)
- 1758Seven Years’ War: The Battle of Domstadtl takes place.
- 1805The U.S. Congress organizes the Michigan Territory.
- 1886The first transcontinental train trip across Canada departs from Montreal. It arrives in Port Moody, British Columbia on July 4.
- 1934The Night of the Long Knives, Adolf Hitler’s violent purge of his political rivals in Germany, takes place.
- 1936Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia appeals for aid to the League of Nations against Italy’s invasion of his country.
- 1956A TWA Super Constellation and a United Airlines DC-7 (Flight 718) collide above the Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States, killing all 128 on board the two planes.
- 1966The National Organization for Women, the United States’ largest feminist organization, is founded.
- 1977The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization disbands.
- 199132 miners are killed when a coal mine catches fire in the Donbass region of Ukraine and releases toxic gas.
- 1997The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China.
Who were born on June 30?
- 1823Dinshaw Maneckji Petit, Indian industrialist (d. 1901)
- 1899Madge Bellamy, American actress (d. 1990)
- 1912Dan Reeves, American sports team owner (d. 1971)
- 1912Ludwig Bölkow, German aeronautical engineer (d. 2003)
- 1914Francisco da Costa Gomes, Portuguese politician (d. 2001)
- 1953Lin Feng-Jiao, Taiwanese actress
- 1965Anna Levandi, Russian figure skater
- 1978Ben Cousins, Australian football player
- 1979Sylvain Chavanel, French cyclist
- 1983Cheryl Cole, British singer (Girls Aloud)
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