About June 30

June 30, 2022 is the 181st day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 184 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 206 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 30

  • 1559
    King Henry II of France is mortally wounded in a jousting match against Gabriel de Montgomery.
  • 1651
    The Deluge: Khmelnytsky Uprising – the Battle of Beresteczko ends with a Polish victory.
  • 1805
    The U.S. Congress organizes the Michigan Territory.
  • 1859
    French acrobat Charles Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
  • 1864
    U.S. President Abraham Lincoln grants Yosemite Valley to California for “public use, resort and recreation”.
  • 1921
    U.S. President Warren G. Harding appoints former President William Howard Taft Chief Justice of the United States.
  • 1922
    In Washington D.C., U.S. Secretary of State Charles Evans Hughes and Dominican Ambassador Francisco J. Peynado sign the Hughes-Peynado agreement, which ends the United States occupation of the Dominican Republic.
  • 1934
    The Night of the Long Knives, Adolf Hitler’s violent purge of his political rivals in Germany, takes place.
  • 1935
    The Senegalese Socialist Party holds its first congress.
  • 1944
    World War II: The Battle of Cherbourg ends with the fall of the strategically valuable port to American forces.
  • 1956
    A TWA Super Constellation and a United Airlines DC-7 (Flight 718) collide above the Grand Canyon in Arizona, United States, killing all 128 on board the two planes.
  • 1959
    A United States Air Force F-100 Super Sabre from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, crashes into a nearby elementary school, killing 11 students plus six residents from the local neighborhood.
  • 1968
    Pope Paul VI issues the Credo of the People of God.
  • 1971
    Ohio ratifies the 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, reducing the voting age to 18, thereby putting the amendment into effect.
  • 1971
    The crew of the Soviet Soyuz 11 spacecraft are killed when their air supply escapes through a faulty valve.
  • 1985
    Thirty-nine American hostages from the hijacked TWA Flight 847 are freed in Beirut after being held for 17 days.
  • 1987
    The Royal Canadian Mint introduces the $1 coin, known as the Loonie.
  • 1990
    East Germany and West Germany merge their economies.
  • 1991
    32 miners are killed when a coal mine catches fire in the Donbass region of Ukraine and releases toxic gas.
  • 2009
    Yemenia Flight 626 crashes into the Indian Ocean, near Comoros, killing all but one of the 153 passengers and crew on board.

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