October 30: Day of the Week
October 30, 2023 is the 303rd day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 62 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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.
- 1501Ballet of Chestnuts – a banquet held by Cesare Borgia in the Papal Palace where fifty prostitutes or courtesans are in attendance for the entertainment of the guests.
- 1905Czar Nicholas II of Russia grants Russia’s first constitution, creating a legislative assembly.
- 1922Benito Mussolini is made Prime Minister of Italy.
- 1925John Logie Baird creates Britain’s first television transmitter.
- 1953Cold War: U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower formally approves the top secret document National Security Council Paper No. 162/2, which states that the United States’ arsenal of nuclear weapons must be maintained and expanded to counter the communist threat.
- 1970In Vietnam, the worst monsoon to hit the area in six years causes large floods, kills 293, leaves 200,000 homeless and virtually halts the Vietnam War.
- 1972A collision between two commuter trains in Chicago, Illinois kills 45 and injures 332.
- 1983The first democratic elections in Argentina after seven years of military rule are held.
Who were born on October 30?
- 39 BCJulia the Elder, the only child the Roman Emperor Augustus (d. AD 14)
- 1847Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (d. 1897)
- 1894Jean Rostand, French biologist (d. 1977)
- 1900Ragnar Granit Finnish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1991)
- 1954Mahmoud El Khatib, Egyptian footballer
- 1973Silvia Corzo, Colombian newscaster
- 1980Choi Hong-man, South Korean kickboxer
- 1980Sarah Carter, Canadian actress
- 1981Ian Snell, American baseball player
- 1984Isaac Ross, New Zealand rugby player
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