October 30: Day of the Week
October 30, 2021 was the 303rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 62 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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.
- 1137Battle of Rignano between Ranulf of Apulia and Roger II of Sicily.
- 1922Benito Mussolini is made Prime Minister of Italy.
- 1925John Logie Baird creates Britain’s first television transmitter.
- 1941World War II: Franklin Delano Roosevelt approves U.S. $1 billion in Lend-Lease aid to the Allied nations.
- 1950Pope Pius XII witnesses “The Miracle of the Sun” while at the Vatican.
- 1974The Rumble in the Jungle boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman takes place in Kinshasa, Zaire.
- 1993Greysteel massacre: The Ulster Freedom Fighters, a loyalist terrorist group, open fire on a crowded bar in Greysteel, Northern Ireland. Eight civilians are killed and thirteen wounded.
- 1995Quebec sovereignists narrowly lose a referendum for a mandate to negotiate independence from Canada (vote is 50.6% to 49.4%).
- 2000The last Multics machine is shut down.
Who were born on October 30?
- 1218Emperor Chukyo of Japan (d. 1234)
- 1882Oldrich Duras, Czech Chess Grandmaster (d. 1957)
- 1886Zoe Akins, American playwright (d. 1958)
- 1935Michael Winner, British film director
- 1939Jean Chapman, British writer.
- 1957Kevin Pollak, American actor
- 1975Maria Thayer, American actress
- 1981Ian Snell, American baseball player
- 1982Andy Greene, American ice hockey player
- 1987Ali Riley. New Zealand Female football player
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