On This Day: August 30th
This is 242nd day of the year and 123 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—19 Elul 5778
- Chinese calendar—the 20th day of the 7th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- 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.