October 30: Day of the Week
October 30, 2021 is the 303rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 62 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.
- 1905Czar Nicholas II of Russia grants Russia’s first constitution, creating a legislative assembly.
- 1925John Logie Baird creates Britain’s first television transmitter.
- 1938Orson Welles broadcasts his radio play of H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds, causing anxiety in some of the audience in the United States.
- 19411,500 Jews from Pidhaytsi (in western Ukraine) are sent by Nazis to Belzec extermination camp.
- 1941World War II: Franklin Delano Roosevelt approves U.S. $1 billion in Lend-Lease aid to the Allied nations.
- 1960Michael Woodruff performs the first successful kidney transplant in the United Kingdom at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
- 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.
- 1985Space Shuttle Challenger lifts off for mission STS-61-A, its final successful mission.
- 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.
Who were born on October 30?
- 1906Alexander Gode, German-American linguist (d. 1970)
- 1907Sol Tax, American anthropologist (d. 1995)
- 1916Leon Day, American baseball player (d. 1995)
- 1958Stefan Dennis, Australian actor
- 1963Rebecca Heineman, Computer game programmer
- 1970Nia Long, American actress
- 1980Sarah Carter, Canadian actress
- 1982Manny Parra, American baseball player
- 1984Eva Marcille, American model and actress
- 1987Ali Riley. New Zealand Female football player
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