June 30 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Army Day
Guatemala National Holiday
National Payer Day
Central african republic Public Holiday
Independence Day
Congo democratic republic Public Holiday
Fast of Shiva Asar B'Tammuz
Israel Observance, Hebrew
Revolution Day
Sudan Public Holiday
June 30 Revolution
Egypt National Holiday

Historical Events on June 30

  • 1758: The Battle of Domstadtl starts during the 7 Years War.
  • 1794: Blue Jacket leads Native American forces on an attack of Fort Recovery.
  • 1805: The United States Congress organizes the Michigan Territory on this date.
  • 1859: Charles Blondin – a French acrobat – crosses Niagara Falls by walking across a tightrope.
  • 1860: At the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, the 1860 Oxford Evolution Debate takes place.
  • 1864: Yosemite Valley is granted to California by United States President Abraham Lincoln.
  • 1882: For the assassination of United States President James Garfield, Charles J. Guiteau is hanged to death in Washington, D.C.
  • 1905: Albert Einstein forwards the article “On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies” for publication in Annalen Der Physik. This article is the first introduction of special relativity to the public.
  • 1906: The Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act are passed by the U.S Congress.
  • 1937: London introduces the first emergency telephone number in the world. It’s 999.
  • 1944: American forces seize the port of Cherbourg after the Battle of Cherbourg comes to and end during World War 2.
  • 1953: Coming off a Flint Michigan assembly line, the Chevrolet Corvette is born today.
  • 1959: A U.S Air Force F-100 Super Sabre crashes into an elementary school near Kadena Air Base in Okinawa. 17 people are killed.
  • 1986: The U.S Supreme Court rules that states can outlaw homosexual acts between consenting adults in the case of Bowers v. Hardwick.
  • 1990: East and West Germany combine their economies.

Famous Birthdays on June 30

  • American actress Susan Hayward is born in 1917.
  • American actress and singer, Lena Horne is born in 1917.
  • American boxer and actor Mike Tyson is born in 1966.
  • American actress Monica Potter is born in 1971.
  • American baseball player Ryan Cook is born in 1987.
  • American singer-songwriter and TV personality, Elisa Jordana is born in 1988.
  • Australian footballer David Myers is born in 1989.