July 30 Holidays

July 30 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | July 30 Calendar

July 30th Daily Holidays include:

  • Father In Law Day
  • Health Care Now! Medicare’s Birthday
  • International Day of Friendship
  • National Cheesecake Day
  • National Chicken and Waffles Day
  • National Support Public Education Day
  • National Whistleblowers Appreciation Day
  • Paperback Book Day
  • Reek Sunday – July 30, 2023 (Last Sunday in July)
  • Share a Hug Day
  • World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
  • World Snorkeling Day

July 30: Famous Birthdays

  • July 30, 1818 – Emily Bronte, English novelist and poet (d. 1848)
  • July 30, 1863 – Henry Ford, American engineer and businessman who founded the Ford Motor Company (d. 1947)
  • July 30, 1922 – Henry W. Bloch, American banker and businessman who co-founded H&R Block
  • July 30, 1956 – Delta Burke, American actress (Designing Women)
  • July 30, 1974 – Hillary Swank, American actress and producer (Million Dollar Baby)

July 30: Historical Events

  • July 30, 762 – Baghdad, Iraq is founded
  • July 30, 1502 – During his fourth voyage, Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras
  • July 30, 1619 – The House of Burgesses convenes for the first time in Jamestown, Virginia
  • July 30, 1626 – An earthquake in Naples, Italy kills approximately 10,000 people
  • July 30, 1729 – Baltimore, Maryland is founded
  • July 30, 1871 – The Staten Island Ferry Westfield’s boiler explodes, killing over 85 people
  • July 30, 1945 – During World War II, Japanese submarine I-58 sinks the USS Indianapolis, killing 883 men
  • July 30, 1956 – In God We Trust as the U.S. National motto is signed as a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress and President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • July 30, 1962 – The Trans-Canada Highway which is the longest national highway in the world opens
  • July 30, 1965 – Medicare and Medicaid are established when U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law
  • July 30, 1974 – U.S. President Richard Nixon releases subpoenaed White House recordings after the Supreme Court of the U.S. ordered him to
  • July 30, 1975 – Jimmy Hoffa disappears from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan never to be heard from again
  • July 30, 2003 – The last of the old style Volkswagen Beetles roll off the assembly line in Mexico
  • July 30, 2012 – A power grid failure in Delhi, India leaves more than 300 million people without power
  • July 30, 2020 – NASA launched their Mars 2020 mission from an Atlas V Rocket at Cape Canaveral Dir Force Station in Florida

July 30: Music Events

  • July 30, 1965 – Out of Our Heads, the Rolling Stones fourth US album is released
  • July 30, 1966 – The Beatles Yesterday and Today album hits #1 in America
  • July 30, 1977 – I Just Want to Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb enters the charts
  • July 30, 1996 – Sublime released their self-title album
  • July 30, 2002 – The Rising by Bruce Springsteen is released
  • July 30, 2011 – U2 wraps up their 360 tour at Moncton, Canada

July 30: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 30 is Leo.

July Birthstone:

What is the July Birthstone? Ruby

The ruby, a precious gemstone renowned for its deep red hue, is the birthstone for the month of July. Believed to bring good luck and protection to those who wear it, the ruby is also said to bring passion, energy, wealth, and success. It is a symbol of courage and strength, and is thought to bring out the best in people, as well as their inner fire and passion. Wearing a ruby is sure to bring good luck and protection to the wearer, making it a beautiful and powerful gemstone to have.


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