July 30 is the 211th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 154 days remain until the end of the year.
We have some interesting facts & historic events all about July 30th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about July 30th in history!
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- System Administrator Appreciation Day
- National Father-In-Law Day
- National Cheesecake Day
- Paperback Book Day
- International Friendship Day
What Happened On This Day – July 30
2002: Pretoria Accord signed
The Pretoria Accord was signed between the between the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Rwanda as an attempt to end the Second Congo War
1980: The Israeli Knesset passes the Jerusalem Law and adds it to Israel’s Basic Law
The law declared Jerusalem the unified capital of Israel.
1980: Vanuatu gains independence
The Republic of Vanuatu gained independence from France and UK.
1932: Summer Olympics open in Los Angeles
The tenth Summer Olympics was officially opened. This was the second time that the city of Los Angeles was hosting the multi-event international sports meet.
1971: Lunar Rover Used For First Time
Apollo 15 astronauts David Scott and James Irwin land on the moon with the first lunar rover used to begin exploring the moon’s surface.
1956: National Motto Of USA Adopted
The phrase “In God we trust” legally became the national motto of the United States. The United States Congress changed the de facto motto from E pluribus unum, which had been used since the Great Seal of the United States’ original design, to this one in 1956.
Births On This Day, July 30
1974: Hilary Swank, American actress
1970: Christopher Nolan, English/American director, screenwriter, producer
1947: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian/American bodybuilder, actor, politician, 38th Governor of California
1863: Henry Ford, American businessman, founded the Ford Motor Company
1818: Emily Brontë, English novelist
Deaths On This Day, July 30
2007: Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director
1996: Claudette Colbert, American actress
1912: Emperor Meiji, of Japan
1898: Otto von Bismarck, German politician, 1st Chancellor of the German Empire
1718: William Penn, English businessman, founder of Pennsylvania