August 30 is the 242nd day of the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Melbourne, Victoria in Australia was founded, Thurgood Marshall was the first African Amerian Justice confirmed to the Supreme Court of the U.S., and the Ruby Ridge standoff ended. Famous birthdays include Cameron Diaz, Warren Buffet, and Andy Roddick. August 30 also marks National Beach Day and National Holisitic Pet Day.
We have 16 holidays listed for August 30.
Can you believe it’s been over 200 years since the original “Frankenstein” story was published?
International Cabernet Sauvignon Day
Get your glasses and corkscrews ready as we celebrate one of the world’s best wines.
International Whale Shark Day
Let’s show giant displays of love and affection for the whale shark on August 30.
National Harper Day
Join us as we unmask the history of the name Harper on National Harper Day.
National Holistic Pet Day
Care for your pet with the same generosity you give your own mind, body, and spirit.
National Toasted Marshmallow Day
Whip out your best marshmallow toasting skills and win over everyone at the party!
Popular Consultation Day
Let us learn about the importance of the decision of the Indonesian president regarding East Timor.
Rakhi, the sacred thread, represents love, faith, and understanding between brothers and their sisters.
Santa Rosa De Lima
Peru celebrates Santa Rosa de Lima to honor Rose of Lima, the country’s patron saint.
Today marks Slinky's 79th anniversary! Let's remember this much-loved retro toy today.
Ghost Festival is observed by people in China as a traditional way of honoring their dead.
Read on to find out more about Ullambana and the ways to celebrate it traditionally.