June 30 holidays in 2022

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
National Meteor Watch Day
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Social Media Day
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National OOTD Day
- Weird
National Bomb Pop Day
- Weird
National Handshake Day
- Weird

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.