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Events of June 30th:
June 30th is the 181st day of the year (182nd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 184 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about June 30th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on June 30th:
1817 Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (botanist)
1893 Walter Ulbricht (East German leader 1950-1971)
1917 Susan Hayward (actress)
1943 Florence Ballard (singer - The Supremes)
1949 Andy Scott (singer-songwriter, musician - Sweet)
1959 Daniel Goldhagen (author)
1963 Yngwie Malmsteen (guitarist)
1965 Gary Pallister (soccer player)
1966 Mike Tyson (boxer)
1982 Lizzy Caplan (actress)
1983 Cheryl Cole (singer, model, actress, TV personality)
1984 Fantasia Barrino (singer)
1985 Michael Phelps (swimmer)
June 30th in History:
1805 US Congress organizes the Michigan Territory.
1859 Charles Blondin cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
1894 Tower Bridge opens in London.
1905 Albert Einstein introduces the idea of special relativity in an article On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies.
1908 "Tunguska Event" - meteor impact in Siberia. The explosion is equivalent to 1,000 Hiroshma bombs.
1917 Greece declares war on the Central Powers and enters World War I.
1934 Adolf Hitler launches a violent purge of his political rivals in the Night of the Long Knives.
1937 London introduces the 999 telephone number, the world's first emergency telephone number.
1960 Congo independent from Belgium.
1977 Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) disbands.
1987 Canada introduces a one dollar coin - the "Loonie".
1997 Britain returns Hong Kong to China at the stroke of midnight.
June 30th is also:
Independence Day (Democratic Republic of Congo)
People born on June 30th are Cancer
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