Day Guide for Thursday July 30th 2020 What are the holidays on July 30th 2020?

This is our day guide for Thursday July 30th 2020 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?


Holidays on July 30th 2020

International: Afrah Day

Second day of the Hajj pilgrimage and the day before Eid al Adha. Named after the geographical area Arafa where the Prophet gave his Farewell Sermon.

International: Eid Al Adha Holiday

Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice is the most important feast in the Muslim calendar. It celebrates the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son Ishmael in submission to Allah's command, before he was stopped by Allah.

Bermuda: Emancipation Day

Marks the end of Slavery across the British Empire on August 1st 1834

Israel: Fast of Ninth of Av

Tisha B'Av commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem.

Regional

Malaysia (regional): Birthday of the Sultan of Pahang

July 30th is a state public holiday in Pahang for the birthday of the Sultan, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.

Morocco: Enthronement

Commemorates King Mohammed VI's coronation in 1999

South Sudan: Martyrs' Day

Commemorated on the anniversary of the death on this day in 2005 of a politician and revolutionary leader.

Vanuatu: Independence Day

Commemorates the end of British and French colonial rule on July 30th 1980.

Observances on July 30th 2020

USA: National Chili Dog Day

The last Thursday in July is your annual chance to proclaim your affection for this truly American delicacy.

United Nations: International Day of Friendship 

A day to promote international understanding and respect for diversity.

USA: National Cheesecake Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Cheesecake Day

USA: National Father-in-Law Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Father-in-Law Day

United Nations: World Day against Trafficking in Persons 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of World Day against Trafficking in Persons 

USA: Whistleblower Appreciation Day

This day recognises the importance of whistleblowers in holding government and organizations to account.

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There are 8 public holidays today.
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On this Day in History
1990 - George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as principal partner of New York Yankees for hiring Howie Spira to "get dirt" on Dave Winfield.
1975 - Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, at about 2:30 p.m. He is never seen or heard from again, and will be declared legally dead on this date in 1982.
1871 - The Staten Island Ferry Westfield's boiler explodes, killing over 85 people.
634 - Battle of Ajnadayn: Byzantine forces under Theodore are defeated by the Rashidun Caliphate near Beit Shemesh (modern Israel).