March 30: Day of the Week
March 30, 2019 was the 89th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 276 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 March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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March 30 Historical Event(s)
- 1814Napoleonic Wars: Sixth Coalition forces march into Paris.
- 1822The Florida Territory is created in the United States.
- 1863Danish prince Wilhelm Georg is chosen as King George of Greece.
- 1867Alaska is purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward.
- 1910The Mississippi Legislature founds The University of Southern Mississippi.
- 1940Sino-Japanese War: Japan declares Nanking capital of a new Chinese puppet government, nominally controlled by Wang Ching-wei.
- 1944Allied bombing raid on Nuremberg. Along the English eastern coast 795 aircraft are despatched, including 572 Lancasters, 214 Halifaxes and 9 Mosquitos. The bombers meet resistance at the coasts of Belgium and the Netherlands from German fighters. In total, 95 bombers are lost, making it the largest Bomber Command loss of World War II.
- 1949A riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík, when Iceland joins NATO.
- 1961The Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs is signed in New York City.
- 1972Vietnam War: The Easter Offensive begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam.
Who were born on March 30?
- 1640John Trenchard, English politician (d. 1695)
- 1892Erhard Milch, German field marshal (d. 1972)
- 1930Rolf Harris, Australian artist and entertainer
- 1941Wasim Sajjad, President of Pakistan
- 1945Eric Clapton, British guitarist
- 1947Ryszard Kotla, Polish travel writer and activist
- 1949Naomi Sims, American fashion model and businesswoman (d. 2009)
- 1951Yves Séguin, Quebec politician
- 1959Andrew Bailey, Bank of England officer
- 1986Sergio Ramos, Spanish footballer
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