June 30: Day of the Week
June 30, 2023 was the 181st day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 184 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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 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.
June 30 Historical Event(s)
- 1559King Henry II of France is mortally wounded in a jousting match against Gabriel de Montgomery.
- 1912The Regina Cyclone hits Regina, Saskatchewan, killing 28. It remains Canada’s deadliest tornado event.
- 1936Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia appeals for aid to the League of Nations against Italy’s invasion of his country.
- 1944World War II: The Battle of Cherbourg ends with the fall of the strategically valuable port to American forces.
- 1966The National Organization for Women, the United States’ largest feminist organization, is founded.
- 1968Pope Paul VI issues the Credo of the People of God.
- 1977The Southeast Asia Treaty Organization disbands.
- 1985Thirty-nine American hostages from the hijacked TWA Flight 847 are freed in Beirut after being held for 17 days.
- 1990East Germany and West Germany merge their economies.
- 1997The United Kingdom transfers sovereignty over Hong Kong to the People’s Republic of China.
Who were born on June 30?
- 1884Georges Duhamel, French author (d. 1966)
- 1899Harry Shields, American jazz clarinetist (d. 1971)
- 1930Thomas Sowell, American economist
- 1941Peter Pollock, South African cricket player
- 1942Ron Harris, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1960Murray Cook, Australian singer (The Wiggles)
- 1963Yngwie Malmsteen, Swedish guitarist
- 1965Steve Duchesne, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1966Mike Tyson, American boxer
- 1991Kaho, Japanese actress
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