July 30

July 30 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2021 Daily Holidays that fall on July 30, include:

  • Father In Law Day 
  • Health Care Now! Medicare's Birthday 
  • International Day of Friendship 
  • National Cheesecake Day 
  • National Chicken and Waffles Day 
  • National Get Gnarly Day - July 30, 2021 (Last Friday in July)
  • National Support Public Education Day
  • National Talk in an Elevator Day - July 30, 2021 (Last Friday in July)
  • National Whistleblowers Appreciation Day
  • Paperback Book Day 
  • Share a Hug Day 
  • System Administrator Appreciation Day - July 30, 2021 (Last Friday in July)
  • World Day Against Trafficking in Persons 
  • World Snorkeling Day 

2021 Weekly Holidays that include July 30, are:

  • Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
  • Gallop Inter-Tribal Indian Powwow - July 30 - August 10, 2021
  • Perseid Meteor Showers - July 17 - August 24, 2021
  • Quilt Odyssey Week - July 29-31, 2021 (Last Thursday to Saturday in July)
  • RAGBRAI - July 25-31, 2021
  • Satchmo Week - July 30 - August 1, 2021
  • World Lumberjack Championships - July 29-31, 2021

2021 Monthly Holidays that include July 30, are:

There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our July Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of July.


  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.

World Festivals and Events
(Date Order)

  • Summer Olympics - July 23 - August 8, 2021 (Held in Tokyo, Japan)
  • Lollapalooza - July 29 - August 1, 2021
  • World Police and Fire Games - This is a biennially event held every two years.  Next event will be July 30 - August 8, 2021 and held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 30 is Leo.

Birth Flower of the Month

The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of July are:

  • Larkspur - Levity and lightness. Strong bonds of Love are represented by Larkspur.
  • Waterlily
  • Delphinium




The Birthstone(s) for July is:

  • Rubies which are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth, and success in love

Famous Birthdays

  • 1818 - Emily Bronte, English novelist and poet (d. 1848)
  • 1863 - Henry Ford, American engineer and businessman who founded the Ford Motor Company (d. 1947)
  • 1922 - Henry W. Bloch, American banker and businessman who co-founded H&R Block
  • 1956 - Delta Burke, American actress (Designing Women)
  • 1974 - Hillary Swank, American actress and producer (Million Dollar Baby)

Famous Deaths

  • 1718 - William Penn, English businessman who founded the Province of Pennsylvania (b. 1644)
  • 2007 - Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1918)
  • 2015 - Lynn Anderson, American singer (Rose Garden) (b. 1947)
  • 2020 - Herman Cain, American businessman and Tea Party activist (b. 1945)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 2007 - Singer Britney Spears divorces rapper and dancer Kevin Federline
  • 2011 - Equestrian Zara Phillips who is the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, marries English rugby player Mike Tindall

Quote of the Day

Friendship Quotes

July 30th is International Day of Friendship!

A sweet friendship refreshes the soul ~ Proverbs 27:9

Friends come and friends go, but a true friend sticks by you like family ~ Proverbs 18:24

Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

Weight Loss Support is invaluable in weight loss, and a great support team can be the difference between long term success and failure. Support needs are different for each one of you. Some of you like people to notice your weight loss, and like to talk about it, but some of you are private and feel threatened when people notice you.

Weight Loss Support is invaluable in weight loss and a great support team can be the difference between long term success and failure.

Part of your success story, will be to determine what you need, and gather a few support people that can help you on your journey. You must learn to verbalize to others what is helpful to you. This can be difficult, and may mean you will need to develop some new friends.

Find out more about Weight Loss Support from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!

Weight Loss Support is invaluable in weight loss and a great support team can be the difference between long term success and failure.

This Day in History

  • 762 - Baghdad, Iraq is founded
  • 1502 - During his fourth voyage, Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras
  • 1619 - The House of Burgesses convenes for the first time in Jamestown, Virginia
  • 1626 - An earthquake in Naples, Italy kills approximately 10,000 people
  • 1729 - Baltimore, Maryland is founded
  • 1871 - The Staten Island Ferry Westfield's boiler explodes, killing over 85 people
  • 1945 - During World War II, Japanese submarine I-58 sinks the USS Indianapolis, killing 883 men
  • 1956 - In God We Trust as the U.S. National motto is signed as a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress and President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1962 - The Trans-Canada Highway which is the longest national highway in the world opens
  • 1965 - Medicare and Medicaid are established when U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law
  • 1974 - U.S. President Richard Nixon releases subpoenaed White House recordings after the Supreme Court of the U.S. ordered him to
  • 1975 - Jimmy Hoffa disappears from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan never to be heard from again
  • 2003 - The last of the old style Volkswagen Beetles roll off the assembly line in Mexico
  • 2012 - A power grid failure in Delhi, India leaves more than 300 million people without power

This Day in Music

  • 1965 - Out of Our Heads, the Rolling Stones fourth US album is released
  • 1966 - The Beatles Yesterday and Today album hits #1 in America
  • 1977 - I Just Want to Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb enters the charts (video below)
  • 1996 - Sublime released their self-title album
  • 2002 - The Rising by Bruce Springsteen is released
  • 2011 - U2 wraps up their 360 tour at Moncton, Canada

This Day in Sports

  • 1859 - The highest summit in the Alps, Grand Combin at 14,154 is climbed for the first time
  • 1930 - Uruguay wins the first FIFA World Cup
  • 1966 - England defeats West Germany to win the 1966 FIFA World Cup

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Chiropterologist (noun)

1.  Someone who studies bats (the flying mammal).

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