July 30 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Martyrs Day
South sudan Public Holiday
Independence Day
Vanuatu Public Holiday
Hurricane Supplication Day
Us virgin islands Observance
International Day of Friendship
- International
Feast of the Throne
Morocco National Holiday


Historical Events

  • 1729: The city of Baltimore in Maryland is founded on this date.
  • 1733: The first Masonic Grand Lodge in North America is founded in Massachusetts.
  • 1811: The Spanish execute Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla in Chihuahua City, Mexico.
  • 1863: Native American tribal leaders and representatives from the U.S Government sign the Treaty of Box Elder during the American Indian Wars.
  • 1864: Battle of the Crater begins during the American Civil War as Union troops attempt to explode a large bomb under Confederate trenches.
  • 1865: A steamboat called Brother Jonathan sinks off the coast of Crescent City in California. Over two hundred and twenty-five people are killed.
  • 1866: In New Orleans, armed Confederate veterans riot against a meeting of Radical Republicans. Over 100 people are injured and 48 people are killed.
  • 1945: I-58 – a Japanese submarine – sinks the USS Indianapolis during World War II. Over 880 seamen will die over the course of the next 4-days. This is when an aircraft spots the survivors.
  • 1956:S President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a joint resolution passed by the United States Congress that authorizes “In God We Trust” as a national motto.
  • 1965: The Social Security Act of 1965 is signed into law by United States’ President Lyndon B. Johnson. This act establishes Medicaid and Medicare.
  • 1969:S President Richard Nixon visits South Vietnam and meets with U.S military commanders as well as President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu.
  • 1971: David Scott, James Irwin and the Lunar Rover lands on the moon with the Apollo Lunar Module Falcon on this date.

Famous Birthdays

  • English novelist and poet, Emily Bronte is born in 1818.
  • American engineer, businessman and founder of Ford Motor Co., Henry Ford is born in 1863.
  • English sculptor and illustrator Henry Moore is born in 1898.
  • French virologist, biologist and Nobel Prize laureate, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi is born in 1947.
  • Austrian-American actor and 38th Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger is born in 1947.
  • American actress Delta Burke is born in 1956.
  • American actress and producer, Lisa Kudrow is born in 1963.
  • America actress Vivica A. Fox is born in 1964.