July 30 holidays in 2026

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
International Day of Friendship - International (Relationships & Family, United Nations)
Independence Day Vanuatu Public Holiday
Feast of the Throne Morocco National Holiday
Martyrs Day South Sudan Public Holiday
National Cheesecake Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Father-in-Law Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
National Whistleblower Day - Unofficial (Awareness & Cause)
National Chili Dog Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Emancipation Day Bermuda Public Holiday
World Day against Trafficking in Persons - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang Malaysia (Pahang) Common Local Holiday

Historical Events on July 30

  • 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 on July 30

  • 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.

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