October 30: Day of the Week
October 30, 2019 is the 303rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 62 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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Here’s the October calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Scorpio is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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October 30 Historical Event(s)
- 758Guangzhou is sacked by Arab and Persian pirates.
- 1226Tran Thu Do, head of the Tran clan of Vietnam, forces Ly Hue Tong, the last emperor of the Ly dynasty, to commit suicide.
- 1863Danish Prince Wilhelm arrives in Athens to assume his throne as George I, King of the Hellenes.
- 1864Second war of Schleswig ends. Denmark renounces all claim to Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg, which come under Prussian and Austrian administration.
- 1894Domenico Melegatti obtains a patent for a procedure to be applied in producing pandoro industrially.
- 1925John Logie Baird creates Britain’s first television transmitter.
- 1929The Stuttgart Cable Car is constructed in Stuttgart, Germany.
- 1950Pope Pius XII witnesses “The Miracle of the Sun” while at the Vatican.
- 1961Nuclear testing: The Soviet Union detonates the hydrogen bomb Tsar Bomba over Novaya Zemlya; at 50 megatons of yield, it is still the largest explosive device ever detonated, nuclear or otherwise.
- 1991The Madrid Conference for Middle East peace talks opens.
Who were born on October 30?
- 1882Günther von Kluge, German field marshal (d. 1944)
- 1882William Halsey, Jr, American admiral (d. 1959)
- 1895Gerhard Domagk, German bacteriologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (declined) (d. 1964)
- 1896Ruth Gordon, American actress (d. 1985)
- 1907Sol Tax, American anthropologist (d. 1995)
- 1939Edward Holland, Jr., American singer
- 1951Trilok Gurtu, Kashmiri Indian percussionist and composer
- 1953Charles Martin Smith, American actor
- 1973Adam “Edge” Copeland, Canadian wrestler
- 1983Trent Edwards, American football player
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