On This Day: August 30th
This is 242nd day of the year and 123 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—29 Av 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 1st day of the 8th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1748–1825, French painter.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelleyauthor
Ted Williamsbaseball player
Roy Wilkinscivil-rights leader
Warren Buffettfinancial executive
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.