August 30 holidays in 2020

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Frankenstein Day - Weird
Santa Rosa De Lima Peru National holiday
International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances United states United nations observance
Victory Day Turkey National holiday
Constitution Day Kazakhstan Public holiday
Popular Consultation Day East timor Public holiday
National Toasted Marshmallow Day - Weird
National Grief Awareness Day - Weird
Ashoora (second day) Bahrain National holiday
National Heroes Day Philippines Regular holiday

Historical Events on August 30

  • 1282: Peter III of Aragon arrives at Trapani during the War of the Sicilian Vespers.
  • 1464: Pope Paul II becomes the 211th
  • 1574: Guru Ram Das becomes the 4th Sikh Master.
  • 1835: The Australian city of Melbourne is founded.
  • 1862: General Horatio Wright’s Union forces are routed by Confederates commanded by Edmund Kirby Smith.
  • 1909: Burgess Shale fossils are discovered in Mount Field by Charles Doolittle Walcott.
  • 1914: Russian forces are defeated by the Germans at the Battle of Tannenberg during World War I.
  • 1918: Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin is shot and seriously wounded by Fanni Kaplan.
  • 1942: The Battle of Alam el Halfa starts during World War II.
  • 1945: British forces liberate Hong Kong from Japan.
  • 1945: General Douglas MacArthur lands at Atsugi Air Force Base.
  • 1945: The Allied Control Council is created to govern Germany after WWII.
  • 1945: Emperor Bảo Đại abdicates – not only ending the August Revolution but ending the Nguyễn dynasty as well.

Famous Birthdays on August 30

  • Peter of Castile is born in 1334.
  • Vlad II Dracul is born in 1400.
  • American actress and singer Shirley Booth is born in 1898.
  • American author and journalist John Gunther is born in 1901.
  • Argentinian painter, author and illustrator Leonor Fini is born in 1907.
  • American illustrator Robert Crumb is born in 1943.
  • English sculptor Nigel Hall is born in 1943.
  • English author Colin Dann is born in 1943.
  • French skier Jean-Claude Killy is born in 1943.
  • American comedian Lewis Black is born in 1948.
  • English sculptor Antony Gormley is born in 1950.
  • Scottish politician Julian Smith is born in 1971.
  • American actress and model Cameron Diaz is born in 1972.
  • American journalist Lisa Ling is born in 1973.
  • American baseball player Mike Koplove is born in 1976.
  • Turkish footballer Zafer Yelen is born in 1986.
  • English singer-songwriter Tania Foster is born in 1987.
  • Italian footballer Simone Guerra is born in 1989.



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Maundy Thursday

Arbor Day