July 30

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August 14, 2022

July 30 is the 211th day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar (212th in a leap year). There are 154 days left until the end of the year. The holiday is celebrated by Bořivoj.

Events

Czechia

1119 – One of the strongest tornadoes in Czech history swept through Prague. 1419 – The first Prague defenestration: The people of Prague, led by the priest Jan Želivský, attacked the New Town Hall. The present aldermen were thrown from the windows and beaten. The Hussite revolution begins with this event. 1950 – Vsetín Folk Observatory opened. 1971 – František Venclovský was the first Czech to swim across the English Channel. 2005 – The police, with the support of Prime Minister Jiří Paroubek, broke up the techno festival CzechTek 2005, which took place illegally in Mlýnice in the Tachovsk region.

World

1942 – The Battle of Ržev began. 1971 – Apollo Program: Apollo 15 – David Scott and James Irwin land the first lunar rover on the moon. 1980 - Vanuatu gained independence.

Birth

See also Category:Births on July 30 — automatic alphabetical list.

Czechia

1561 – Jan V. of Pernštejn, nobleman († September 30, 1597) 1569 – Charles I of Liechtenstein, nobleman and provincial governor († February 12, 1627) 1815 – Karel Javůrek, painter (d. March 23, 1909) 1832 – Antonín Frič, naturalist, geologist and paleontologist († November 15, 1913) 1836 – Gustav Trautenberger, evangelical clergyman, church historian († June 25, 1902) 1841 – Berta Mühlsteinová, poet and writer (d. August 24, 1887) 1842 – Vojtěch Hřímalý the Younger, violinist and composer († June 15, 1908) 1850 – Antonín Popp, sculptor, medalist († June 10, 1915) 1862 – Bozena Viková-Kunětická, politician, writer and dramatist († March 18, 1934) 1866 – Alfons Bohumil Šťastný, writer and translator (d. March 24, 1922) 1877 – Alois Král, speleologist († February 27, 1972) 1885 – František Chvalkovský, politician and diplomat († February 25, 1945) 1891 – Jaroslav Jedlička, physician, founder of the field of pneumology († December 14, 1974) 1892 – Vratislav Vycpálek, musicologist, composer and folklorist († October 9, 1962) 1900 – Vojtěch Tittelbach, painter and graphic artist († September 16, 1971) 1913 – Vladimír Slánský, military pilot († 24 August 1993) 1929 – Jaroslav Čermák, member of the French anti-Nazi resistance, victim of communism († March 10, 2011) 1930 – Miloslav Rechcigl, biochemist and writer 1931 – Jan Teplý, actor († February 25, 2007) 1932 – Alena Vránová, actress, singer and dubber 1938 – Jiří Třešňák, politician and doctor 1939 – Alois Švehlík, actor and theater teacher 1941 – Jan Kratochvíl, painter, sculptor, dramatist and theoretician of visual arts († July 25, 1997) 1942 – Jiří Karas, politician and diplomat 1944 – Ladislav Hojný, academic painter, illustrator, graphic artist and typographer 1951 – Bohumír Janský, geographer and hydrologist 1952 – Jiří Kohoutek, archaeologist and historian († November 5, 2007) 1953 Vladimír Beneš, doctor, specializing in neurosurgeon, Marian Palla, novelist, poet, artist, publicist and recessionist 1955 – Stanislav Huml, social democratic politician and former policeman 1967 – Libor Barta, hockey player

World

1470 - Chung-che, Emperor of China (d. June 8, 1505) 1511 – Giorgio Vasari, Italian architect, court painter of the Medici, biographer of Florentine artists († 1574) 1531 – Johannes Sambucus, Slovak poet, physician and polymath (died June 13, 1584) 1549 – Ferdinand I Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. February 17, 1609) 1569 – Charles I of Liechtenstein, founder of the Liechtenstein princely family († February 12, 1627) 1601 – Anna Eleonora of Hesse-Darmstadt, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg († 6 May 1659) 1685 – Dominikus Zimmermann, Bavarian plasterer and architect († 16. list