July is the seventh month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. In older versions of the ancient Roman calendar, July was the fifth month of the year. July was previously called Quintilis in Latin as it was the fifth month in the ancient Roman calendar. It became the seventh month when January and February were added to the calendar.
July was originally Quintilis, the fifth month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 31 days. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 45 BCE to honor Julius Caesar.
What Happened on This Day of History?
According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. July 30 has its own special significance in India and world history.
In modern times, July also has 31 days. It is the warmest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and coldest month in the Southern hemisphere.
Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on July 30. Read on to know more about this day.
List of Important Historical events of 30 July:
- 1733: The first American lodge was built at the Society of Formeesis of Boston.
- 1756: Bartolomeo Rastrali newly built Catherine’s Palace presented to Queen Elizabeth and her courtiers.
- 1824: Giocchino becomes the new manager of the Rossini Theater Italian, Paris.
- 1825: Maldan Island discovered.
- 1836: First English-language newspaper published in Hawaii, USA.
- 1864: Battle of the Crater: General Burnsides failed in the attack on Petersburg.
- 1877: A second battle ensues in the siege of Pelen.
- 1909: The Right Banghuas built the first aircraft for the army.
- 1914: The city of Belgrade, the artillery of Austria, becomes the capital of Serbia.
- 1930: Death Valley Days first broadcast on NBC Radio.
- 1932: The tenth modern Olympic Games begin in Las Angeles, USA.
- 1938: The first children’s comic The Beano was published in Britain.
- 1942: German army kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belarus.
- 1957: Export Risk Insurance Corporation of India (Private) Limited was established.
- 1966: England won World Cup football for the first time by defeating West Germany in the eighth FIFA World Cup.
- 1980: Vanuato country gained independence.
- 1982: Soviet Union conducts underground nuclear test.
- 2000: Lance Armstrong became the first American to visit France three times in a row.
- 2012: 32 people died and 27 were injured when a train caught fire in Andhra Pradesh.