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July 30 – A Day as Today | Discover what happened A day like Today in the World: Who was born on July 30? Who died on July 30? What is celebrated on July 30? Historical events of July 30 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of July 30:

In the Gregorian Calendar, July 30 is the 211th
(Two-hundredth eleventh) day of the year.

There are 154 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

You never lie as much as before the election, during the war, and after the hunt.

— Otto von Bismarck
German military and politician (died July 30, 1898)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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July 30 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 49 a. C .: in Hispania the Roman armies of Cneo Pompeyo Magno and Julio César face (Battle of Ilerda).
  • 1017: in León (Spain), King Alfonso V promulgates the Fuero de León.
  • 1086: in Spain, the Almoravid army under the command of Yusuf ibn Tasufin, crosses the Strait of Gibraltar and lands in Algeciras.
  • 1369: in Spain, the Nasrid seize the city of Algeciras from the Christians after a short siege of the city.
  • 1419: in the capital of Bohemia (Czech Republic) the first defenestration of Prague takes place.
  • 1502: to the north of Honduras, Christopher Columbus arrives at Guanaja Island.
  • 1626: construction work on the Sorbonne University buildings begins in Paris.
  • 1762: in Havana (Cuba), British troops occupy the Morro castle, despite the resistance offered by the Spanish.
  • 1789: the Malaspina expedition leaves Cádiz, the most important political-scientific journey of the Spanish Enlightenment.
  • 1808: José I Bonaparte abruptly leaves Madrid upon hearing the news of the victory of the Spanish troops over the French at the Battle of Bailén.
  • 1811: in Chihuahua (Mexico), Miguel Hidalgo, leader of the independence movement, is shot along with other comrades at the hands of royalist soldiers. José María Morelos becomes the new revolutionary leader.
  • 1878: in Madrid (Spain) the construction of the current Stock Exchange building is arranged.
  • 1881: an agreement is signed in Pretoria by which England grants the Boers a republic under British protectorate in foreign affairs.
  • 1887: the foundation work on the Eiffel Tower is completed in Paris.
  • 1891: the first train appears in Ayerbe to begin a few years of great commercial activity.
  • 1909: Mexico: an earthquake of magnitude 7.5 (MW) shakes the southern Mexican coast, leaving two deaths and major damage in the port of Acapulco and in Mexico City.
  • 1910: the Spanish Government, chaired by José Canalejas, suspends its diplomatic relations with the Holy See.
  • 1912: the Exploradores de España association is founded in Spain; that officially starts Scouting in that country.
  • 1930: the Uruguayan team is established as the first soccer world champion in the 1930 Soccer World Cup by defeating its Argentine counterpart by 4 goals against 2 in the final.
  • 1969: two-piece swimsuits (bikinis) begin to proliferate on Spanish beaches.
  • 1971 – Apollo 15 moon landing with astronauts David R. Scott, Alfred M. Worden, and James B. Irwin. Seventh mission on the Moon and fourth to have landed on the moon.
  • 1975: in El Salvador, Colonel Carlos Humberto Romero (who two years later will be president of the country) orders a massacre of students at the University of El Salvador.
  • 1975: unionist Jimmy Hoffa disappears in the United States.
  • 1976: King Juan Carlos I decrees a political amnesty in Spain that affects 500 people imprisoned for their ideology.
  • 1976: Honduras and El Salvador agree to a ceasefire.
  • 1980: Vanuatu becomes independent from France and the United Kingdom.
  • 1982: the president of Panama, Arístides Royo, presents his resignation to parliament.
  • 1982: in Mexico the first issue of the magazine histories of the Directorate of Historical Studies of the National Institute of Anthropology and History was published.
  • 1983: in Spain the new labor law comes into force that establishes 40 hours a week of work and 30 days of annual leave.
  • 1984: ETA number two, Eugenio Etxebeste, is arrested by the French police.
  • 1992: the Indo-British writer Salman Rushdie, threatened by Islamic extremism, appears in public in El Escorial (Spain).
  • 2000: the presidential and legislative elections held in Venezuela give the victory to President Hugo Chávez, who wins 99 of the 165 seats in the National Assembly and 14 of the 23 state governments.
  • 2002: in Guatemala City, Pope John Paul II canonizes the Canarian religious Pedro de San José Betancur.
  • 2003: The Volkswagen company manufactures the world’s last Volkswagen Sedan sedan in the city of Puebla, Mexico.
  • 2004: International El Melman Day
  • 2006: in Beirut (Lebanon) Israeli troops bomb the civilian population. 60 people are murdered.
  • 2007: the first Caracas Metro accident leaves a woman dead and five injured.
  • 2008: on the planet Mars, the NASA probe Phoenix finds water.
  • 2010: Resolution 1935 of the United Nations Security Council is adopted.
  • 2014: in Malaga (Spain) the first two lines of the Malaga metro are inaugurated.
  • 2015: in Jerusalem, in a gay pride march a religious fanatic stabs 12 people. He had been released three weeks earlier after spending 10 years in prison for stabbing three people in the 2005 gay march.
  • 2021: In Piura, Peru, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 30 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1511: Giorgio Vasari, Italian architect, painter and writer (d. 1574).
  • 1549: Fernando de Medici, Tuscan aristocrat (d. 1609).
  • 1645: Miguel Núñez de Sanabria, Spanish-Peruvian lawyer and politician (d. 1729).
  • 1762: Juan O’Donojú, Spanish military man (d. 1821).
  • 1772: Fray Justo Santa María de Oro, Argentine republican priest (f. 1836).
  • 1818: Emily Brontë, British novelist (d. 1848).
  • 1857: Thorstein Veblen, American institutionalist economist and sociologist (d. 1929).
  • 1863: Henry Ford, American industrialist (d. 1947).
  • 1888: Werner Wilhelm Jaeger, German philologist (d. 1961).
  • 1889: Horace Alexander, British writer, pacifist and ornithologist (d. 1989).
  • 1889: Frans Masereel, Belgian artist and pacifist (d. 1972).
  • 1889: Vladimir Zworykin, American engineer of Russian origin (d. 1982).
  • 1898: Henry Moore, British sculptor (d. 1986).
  • 1900: Emilio Cebrián Ruiz, Spanish composer (d. 1943).
  • 1903: Henri Caffarel, French priest (d. 1996).
  • 1903: Juan Palmero, Argentine lawyer and politician (f. 2003).
  • 1904: Salvador Novo, Mexican poet (d. 1974).
  • 1905: Pedro Quartucci, Argentine actor (d. 1983).
  • 1909: Cyril Northcote Parkinson, British historian (d. 1993).
  • 1910: Edgar de Evia, American photographer (d. 2003).
  • 1915: Juan Verdaguer, Uruguayan actor and comedian (d. 2001).
  • 1921: Joan Triadú, Spanish writer and literary critic (d. 2010).
  • 1922: Mario Boyé, Argentine soccer player (d. 1992).
  • 1922: Sabino Augusto Montanaro, Paraguayan politician (d. 2011).
  • 1922ː Micaela Josefa Portilla Vitoria, Spanish anthropologist, historian and pedagogue (d. 2005)
  • 1926: Nina Kulagina, Russian psychic (d. 1990).
  • 1926: Lilia Michel, Mexican actress (d. 2011).
  • 1929: Sid Krofft, Canadian television producer.
  • 1930: Tony Lip, American actor (d. 2013).
  • 1931: Dominique Lapierre, French writer.
  • 1933: Alberto Etcheverry, Argentine footballer (d. 2014).
  • 1933: Pedro Zorrilla Martínez, Mexican lawyer and politician (f. 1999).
  • 1934: Gonzalo Suárez, Spanish writer and screenwriter.
  • 1936: Buddy Guy, guitarist and singer of American blues.
  • 1936: Pilar de Borbón, Spanish aristocrat, Infanta of Spain and Duchess of Badajoz (f. 2020).
  • 1939: Peter Bogdanovich, American filmmaker.
  • 1940: Clive Sinclair, computer pioneer and British inventor.
  • 1941: Paul Anka, Canadian singer.
  • 1941: Rosa María Sardà, actress and Spanish television presenter (f. 2020).
  • 1942: José Luis Bollea, Argentine singer, director and composer (d. 2010).
  • 1942: Danny Daniel, Spanish singer and songwriter.
  • 1943: Giovanni Goria, Italian politician (d. 1994).
  • 1945: Luis Gonzales Posada, Peruvian lawyer and politician.
  • 1945: Patrick Modiano, French novelist.
  • 1946: Conrado Alonso Buitrón, Spanish politician.
  • 1947: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austrian actor, politician and bodybuilder, nationalized American.
  • 1947: Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, French biologist, researcher and physician, 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine.
  • 1948: Jean Reno, Spanish-French actor.
  • 1950: Gabriele Salvatores, Italian filmmaker.
  • 1950: Tomás Cox, Chilean journalist, entertainer and producer.
  • 1952: Roberto Madrazo, Mexican lawyer and politician.
  • 1952: Ilan Chester, Venezuelan singer-songwriter and musician.
  • 1954: Ken Olin, American actor, filmmaker and producer.
  • 1955: Elena Irureta, Spanish actress.
  • 1957: Nery Pumpido, Argentine footballer.
  • 1957: Rat Scabies, British musician, of the band The Damned.
  • 1958: Kate Bush, British singer and songwriter.
  • 1958: Daley Thompson, British athlete.
  • 1959: Pablo Mieres, Uruguayan politician and sociologist.
  • 1960: Richard Linklater, American filmmaker.
  • 1960: Leopoldo Alfredo Bravo, Argentine politician and diplomat (d. 2010).
  • 1961: Laurence Fishburne, American actor.
  • 1961: Víctor Trujillo, comedian, announcer, television presenter and Mexican dubbing actor.
  • 1961: René Casados, Mexican actor
  • 1963: Lisa Kudrow, American actress.
  • 1963: Chris Mullin, American basketball player.
  • 1964: Vivica A. Fox, American actress.
  • 1964: Jürgen Klinsmann, German footballer.
  • 1967: Aki Ville Yrjänä, Finnish poet and singer-songwriter.
  • 1967: Daniel Sirera, Spanish politician.
  • 1968: Robert Korzeniowski, Polish athlete.
  • 1968: Sean Moore, British drummer, of the band Manic Street Preachers.
  • 1968: Terry Crews, actor, comedian, voice actor and former American football player.
  • 1969: Simon Baker, Australian actor.
  • 1970: Christopher Nolan, British filmmaker.
  • 1971: Elvis Crespo, Puerto Rican singer.
  • 1971: Tom Green, Canadian comedian.
  • 1971: Christine Taylor, American actress.
  • 1972: Fabiola Campomanes, Mexican actress
  • 1972: Daniel Lugo, Puerto Rican actor.
  • 1973: Andrea Gaudenzi, Italian tennis player.
  • 1973: Ümit Davala, Turkish footballer and coach.
  • 1974: Hugo Morales, Argentine soccer player and Olympic medalist.
  • 1974: Radostin Kishishev, Bulgarian footballer.
  • 1974: Hilary Swank, American actress.
  • 1975: Gabriela Pazmiño, Ecuadorian television host
  • 1977: Javier Botet, actor and Spanish film director.
  • 1977: Jaime Pressly, American actress and model.
  • 1977: Marvis Thornton, American basketball player.
  • 1977: Diana Bolocco, Chilean television host.
  • 1977: Pita Rabo, Fijian footballer.
  • 1979: Roberto Bruce, Chilean journalist (f. 2011).
  • 1979: Maya Naser, Syrian journalist (d. 2012).
  • 1979: Ian Watkins, British singer, of the band Lostprophets.
  • 1980: Rahman Ahmadi, Iranian footballer.
  • 1981: Nicky Hayden, American motorcyclist (d. 2017).
  • 1982: Yvonne Strzechowski, Australian actress.
  • 1982: Victoria Maurette, Argentine actress and singer.
  • 1982: Yuya Nagatomi, Japanese soccer player.
  • 1983: Mariano Andújar, Argentine footballer.
  • 1983: André Luiz Tavares, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1983: Cristian Molinaro, Italian footballer.
  • 1983: Daniel Giménez Hernández, Spanish footballer.
  • 1984: María León, Spanish actress.
  • 1984: Gina Rodriguez, American actress.
  • 1985: Fabiana Vallejos, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1992: Shūto Kojima, Japanese footballer.
  • 1992: Greta Adami, Italian footballer.
  • 1992: Matteo Badilatti, Swiss cyclist.
  • 1993: André Gomes, Portuguese footballer.
  • 1993: Gianluca Caprari, Italian footballer.
  • 1993: Keita Takami, Japanese footballer.
  • 1995: Hirving Lozano, Mexican soccer player.
  • 1997: Takuro Kaneko, Japanese footballer.
  • 1999: Joey King, American actress.
  • 2000: Asahi Haga, Japanese footballer.
  • 2002: Sofia Samodúrova, Russian ice skater.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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July 30 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 579: Benedict I, Italian pope (n. ¿?).
  • 1286: Gregory Bar Hebraeus, Syrian Orthodox Christian bishop, chronicler and poet (b. 1226).
  • 1523: Juan de Anchieta, Spanish composer (b. Ca. 1462).
  • 1566: Guillaume Rondelet, French physician and naturalist (b, 1507).
  • 1683: Maria Teresa of Austria, Spanish Infanta and Queen consort of France, wife of Louis XIV (b. 1638).
  • 1718 – William Penn, British philosopher (b.1644).
  • 1771: Thomas Gray, British poet (b. 1716).
  • 1804: Carlo Allioni, Italian physician, naturalist and botanist (b. 1728).
  • 1811: Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, insurgent and Mexican religious (b. 1753).
  • 1834: Diego Clemencín, writer, Cervantist and Spanish politician (b. 1765).
  • 1894: Walter Pater, writer and historian of British art (b. 1839).
  • 1898: Otto von Bismarck, German politician (b.1815).
  • 1912 – Meiji, 122nd Japanese Emperor (b. 1852).
  • 1916: Albert Neisser, German microbiologist (b.1855).
  • 1917: Pável Gerdt, Russian dancer and ballet teacher (b. 1844).
  • 1925 – William Wynn Westcott, British physician and occultist, co-founder of the Golden Dawn (b. 1848).
  • 1930: Hans Gamper, founder of the Barcelona Football Club (b. 1877).
  • 1944: Nikolai Nikolaevich Polikarpov, Soviet aircraft designer (b.1892).
  • 1950: Guilhermina Suggia, Portuguese cellist. (n.1885)
  • 1958: Florentino López Cuevillas, Spanish historian and writer in the Galician language (b. 1886).
  • 1962: Luigi Carnera, Italian astronomer (b. 1875).
  • 1976: Rudolf Karl Bultmann, German theologian (b. 1884).
  • 1978: Umberto Nobile, aeronautical engineer and Italian Arctic explorer (b. 1885).
  • 1980: Alejandro Garretón, Chilean doctor (b.1900).
  • 1981: Fernando Paz Castillo, Venezuelan poet, critic, diplomat and educator (b. 1893).
  • 1982: Patxi Gamborena, Spanish footballer (b.1901).
  • 1987: Manuel de Lekuona, priest, writer, historian and promoter of the Basque language (b. 1894).
  • 1989: Ramón Areces, Spanish businessman, founder of the El Corte Inglés department store (b. 1904).
  • 1990: Benjamín Cid, Chilean lawyer (b.1906).
  • 1992: Joe Shuster, Canadian comic book artist, co-creator of the character Superman (b.1914).
  • 1996: Claudette Colbert, French-American actress (b.1903).
  • 2000: Roberto Ares Pons, Uruguayan historian (b.1921).
  • 2001: Nena Coronil, Venezuelan ballet teacher and dancer (b. 1922).
  • 2001: Anton Schwarzkopf, German engineer (b.1924).
  • 2004: Fabián Madorrán, Argentine soccer referee (b. 1965).
  • 2006: Mario Báncora, Argentine physicist (b.1918).
  • 2007: Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian filmmaker, writer and painter (b.1912).
  • 2007: Ingmar Bergman, Swedish filmmaker (b.1918).
  • 2011: Mario Echandi Jiménez, Costa Rican politician, 33rd president (b.1915).
  • 2011: María Brunilda López Valle, Mexican educator (b.1914).
  • 2012: Chris Marker, French writer, photographer and filmmaker (b.1921).
  • 2012: Héctor Tizón, Argentine writer, jurist and diplomat (b. 1929).
  • 2012: Maeve Binchy, Irish writer, columnist and speaker (b.1940).
  • 2013: Osvaldo Bonet, Argentine actor and director (b.1918).
  • 2013: Antoni Ramallets, Spanish footballer and coach (b.1924).
  • 2014: Julio Grondona, Argentine sports leader and senior vice president of FIFA (b.1931).
  • 2014: Dick Wagner, American guitarist (b.1942).
  • 2017: Tato Cifuentes, Chilean actor, humorist and ventriloquist (b.1925).
  • 2017ː Malén Aznárez, journalist (b.1943)
  • 2018ː Andreas Kappes, German cyclist (b.1965)
  • 2020: Lee Teng-hui, Taiwanese economist and politician, president of Taiwan between 1988 and 2000 (b.1923).
  • 2020: Herman Cain, American businessman and politician (b.1945).
  • 2021: Sammy Perez. Mexican actor and comedian (b.1955)

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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July 30 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • International Friendship Day (according to Resolution A / RES / 65/275 of the United Nations General Assembly, signed on May 3, 2011).
  • World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
  • International Shadoune Day666.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 30 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Abdon of Rome
  • Saint Godeleva de Ghistelles
  • Saint Joseph Yuan Gengyin
  • Saint Julia of Caesarea
  • Saint Leopold of Castelnuovo
  • Saint Maria de Jesús Sacramentado
  • Saint Peter Chrysologus
  • Saint Senén of Rome
  • Saint Urso of Auxerre
  • Blessed Braulio María Corres and 14 companions
  • Blessed Manes Guzmán
  • Blessed María Vicenta de Santa Dorotea
  • Blessed Sergio Cid Pazo.

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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July 30 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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