July 30


August 15, 2022

July 30 is the 211th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 212th when it is a leap year, then there are 154 left. Its equivalent was usually 12 Thermidor of the French Republican/Revolutionary calendar, officially referred to as Glasswort Day (mostly coastal plant). July 29 - July 30 - July 31


2nd century BC. 101 BC AD: Battle of Vercelli during the Cimbrian War.

15th century

1419: first defenestration of Prague.

17th century

1608: At Ticonderoga (now Crown Point, New York), Samuel de Champlain kills two Iroquois chiefs. This episode will have a lasting impact on Franco-Iroquois relations. 1635: Beginning of the siege of Schenkenschans by the Prince of Orange, as part of the Eighty Years' War. 1656: King Charles X Gustave of Sweden crushes the Polish-Lithuanian coalition at the Battle of Warsaw.

18th century

1729: founding of the city of Baltimore.

19th century

1864: Battle of the Crater, an episode of the siege of Petersburg, Virginia, during the Civil War. He sees the southerners repelling a northern attack.

20th century

1945: the Japanese submarine I-58 torpedoed the heavy cruiser Indianapolis, which had just delivered the last elements of the atomic bomb to Tinian. 1980: independence of Vanuatu. The Knesset adopts the law of Jerusalem as one of the fundamental laws of Israel. 2000: Re-election of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez.

21st century

2010: United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 1935 (Secretary General's reports on Sudan). 2017: legislative elections in Senegal. Constituent elections in Venezuela. 2018: constitutional referendum in the Comoros. The outgoing President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa is re-elected and his party also wins the legislative elections.

Arts, culture and religion

1419: first defenestration of Prague. 1933: inauguration of the transatlantic station of Cherbourg in France.

Science and technology

Economy and Society

1916: explosion of Black Tom due to German sabotage during the First World War. 1936: creation of the annual leave ticket in France called the Léo Lagrange ticket.


18th century

1738: Nicolas Brémontier (Nicolas-Thomas Brémontier), French engineer in the fixing of dunes for example († August 16, 1809).

19th century

1809: Charles Chiniquy, excommunicated Quebec priest who became an anti-Catholic preacher († January 16, 1899). 1818: Emily Brontë, British woman of letters († December 19, 1848). 1857: Adolphe Léon Willette, French painter, illustrator, poster designer, lithographer and caricaturist († February 4, 1926). 1859: Eugène Piffaretti, vocal coach († October 17, 1914). 1863: Henry Ford, automobile manufacturer, creator of Fordism and founder of the Ford Motor Company († April 7, 1947). 1872: Clémentine of Belgium, Belgian princess who became Princess Napoleon († March 8, 1955). 1889: Horace Alexander, British quaker, teacher, writer, pacifist and ornithologist († September 30, 1989). Frans Masereel, Belgian engraver and painter († January 3, 1972). 1890: Casey Stengel, American baseball player and manager, World Series champion from 1949 to 1953, in 1956 and in 1958 († September 29, 1975). 1892 ( / October 17): Paolo Ferrara, Italian actor († November 5, 1965). 1898 : Henry Moore, British sculptor († August 31, 1986).

20th century

1901: Alfred Lépine, Quebec professional ice hockey player, Stanley Cup champion in 1930 and 1931 († August 2, 1955). 1903: Harold Ballard, owner and manager of Canadian hockey († April 11, 1990). Alan Macnaughton, Canadian politician and senator, Speaker of the House of Commons of 1