About July 30

July 30, 2021 is the 211th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 154 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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Leo is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 186 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 30

  • 762
    Baghdad is founded by caliph Al-Mansur.
  • 1608
    At Ticonderoga (now Crown Point, New York), Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs. This was to set the tone for French-Iroquois relations for the next one hundred years.
  • 1729
    Foundation of Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 1756
    In Saint Petersburg, Bartolomeo Rastrelli presents the newly-built Catherine Palace to Empress Elizabeth and her courtiers.
  • 1811
    Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, leader of the Mexican insurgency, is executed by the Spanish in Chihuahua, Mexico.
  • 1863
    Indian Wars: Chief Pocatello of the Shoshone tribe signs the Treaty of Box Elder, agreeing to stop the harassment of emigrant trails in southern Idaho and northern Utah.
  • 1864
    American Civil War: Battle of the Crater – Union forces attempt to break Confederate lines at Petersburg, Virginia by exploding a large bomb under their trenches.
  • 1865
    The steamboat Brother Jonathan sinks off the coast of Crescent City, California, killing 225 passengers, the deadliest shipwreck on the Pacific Coast of the U.S. at the time.
  • 1930
    In Montevideo, Uruguay wins the first Football World Cup.
  • 1945
    World War II: Japanese submarine I-58 sinks the USS Indianapolis, killing 883 seamen.
  • 1956
    A joint resolution of the U.S. Congress is signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, authorizing In God We Trust as the U.S. national motto.
  • 1962
    The Trans-Canada Highway, the largest national highway in the world, is officially opened.
  • 1974
    Watergate Scandal: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon releases subpoenaed White House recordings after being ordered to do so by the United States Supreme Court.
  • 1975
    Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, at about 2:30 p.m. He is never seen or heard from again, and will be declared legally dead on this date in 1982.
  • 1978
    The 730 (transport), Okinawa changes its traffic on the right-hand side of the road to the left-hand side.
  • 1980
    Israel’s Knesset passes the Jerusalem Law
  • 1980
    Vanuatu gains independence.
  • 1990
    George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as principal partner of New York Yankees for hiring Howie Spira to “get dirt” on Dave Winfield.
  • 2003
    In Mexico, the last ‘old style’Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line.
  • 2006
    Lebanon War: At least 28 civilians, including 16 children are killed by the Israeli Air Force in what Lebanese call the Second Qana massacre and what Israel considers to be an attempt to stop rockets’ being fired, from Lebanon, at Israeli civilian targets.

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