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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1282The people of Sicily rebel against the Angevin king Charles I, in what becomes known as the Sicilian Vespers.
- 1822The Florida Territory is created in the United States.
- 1918Outburst of bloody March Events in Baku and other locations of Baku Governorate.
- 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.
- 1965Vietnam War: A car bomb explodes in front of the US Embassy, Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others.
- 1976The first Land Day protests are held in Israel/Palestine.
- 1979Airey Neave, a British Member of Parliament, is killed by a car bomb as he exits the Palace of Westminster. The Irish National Liberation Army claims responsibility.
- 1982Space Shuttle program: STS-3 Mission is completed with the landing of Columbia at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
- 2006The United Kingdom Terrorism Act 2006 becomes a law.
Who were born on March 30?
- 1746Francisco Goya, Spanish painter (d. 1828)
- 1811Robert Bunsen, German chemist (d. 1899)
- 1905Albert Pierrepoint, English executioner (d. 1992)
- 1910Józef Marcinkiewicz, Polish mathematician (d. 1940)
- 1940Jerry Lucas, American basketball player
- 1948Mervyn King, British economist, Governor of the Bank of England (2003–present)
- 1949Liza Frulla, Quebec politician
- 1966Joey Castillo, American drummer (Queens of the Stone Age)
- 1981Jammal Brown, American football player
- 1982Jason Dohring, American actor
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