What happened this day in history March 30

What are the important events that happened on March 30? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 30: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 30 is the 90th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 276 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is March 17, 2020 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,585,526,400 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘enneacontagon’ day.

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Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 319 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 2,656 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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March 30 Historical Events

  • 1296
    Edward I sacks Berwick-upon-Tweed, during armed conflict between Scotland and England.
  • 1822
    The Florida Territory is created in the United States.
  • 1856
    The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Crimean War.
  • 1870
    Texas is readmitted to the Union following Reconstruction.
  • 1910
    The Mississippi Legislature founds The University of Southern Mississippi.
  • 1949
    A riot breaks out in Austurvöllur square in Reykjavík, when Iceland joins NATO.
  • 1965
    Vietnam War: A car bomb explodes in front of the US Embassy, Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others.
  • 1972
    Vietnam War: The Easter Offensive begins after North Vietnamese forces cross into the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of South Vietnam.
  • 1981
    President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John Hinckley, Jr.
  • 2009
    Twelve gunmen attack the Manawan Police Academy in Lahore, Pakistan.

Who were born on March 30?

  • 1746
    Francisco Goya, Spanish painter (d. 1828)
  • 1923
    Milton Acorn, Canadian poet (d. 1986)
  • 1926
    Werner Torkanowsky, German conductor (d. 1992)
  • 1930
    Rolf Harris, Australian artist and entertainer
  • 1941
    Wasim Sajjad, President of Pakistan
  • 1949
    Naomi Sims, American fashion model and businesswoman (d. 2009)
  • 1952
    Peter Knights, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1959
    Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
  • 1962
    MC Hammer, American rap musician
  • 1967
    Christopher Bowman, American figure skater (d. 2008)

Who died on March 30?

  • 1587
    Ralph Sadler, English statesman (b. 1507)
  • 1707
    Vauban, French architect (b. 1633)
  • 1879
    Thomas Couture, French painter and teacher (b. 1815)
  • 1912
    Karl May, German author (b. 1842)
  • 1952
    Jigme Wangchuck, Second king of Bhutan (b. 1905)
  • 1970
    Heinrich Brüning, German politician, Chancellor (1930–1932) (b. 1885)
  • 1984
    Karl Rahner, German theologian (b. 1904)
  • 2005
    Emil Dimitrov, Bulgarian singer (b. 1940)
  • 2005
    O. V. Vijayan, Indian author and cartoonist (b. 1930)
  • 2005
    Robert Creeley, American poet (b. 1926)

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