All About August 30th, Holidays, Horoscope and History

Happy August 30th Everyone!

So today we are going to talk about August 30th. First we will go over today’s daily holidays, observances and health awareness’s. Next we will list the traits and details for the Horoscope sign Virgo. Then we will end in history and trivia. And history and trivia basically sums up celebrity birthdays, historical events, pop songs and music of the time, and other nostalgic tidbits. Hope you enjoy this page and find something interesting! If you know anyone with a birthday today, share it with them! If you see some fascinating fact about today missing or something that is wrong, let us know in the comments. Thank you and have a wonderful day!

August 30th Daily Holiday List

  • Frankenstein Day
     Frankenstein Day is an annual holiday celebrated on August 30, Mary Shelley’s birthday, in celebration of her 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.
  • International Day of the Disappeared
    This is a day to bring attention to enforced disappearance. To remember those who have been removed from the protective precinct of the law and “disappeared” from society, victims of enforced disappearance are in fact deprived of all their rights and are at the mercy of their captors.
  • National Beach Day
    According to National Day In 1929, the Knights of Columbus out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin launched a National Beach Day as part of their convention plans in 1929. But it never took root. Later, in 2014, Colleen Paige, pet and family lifestyle expert, created National Beach Day to celebrate beaches and the importance of keeping them clean.
  • National Toasted Marshmallow Day
    August 30th is the perfect day to toast a marshmallow over a campfire. End the summer with a tasty S’more. The National Confectioners Association sponsors National Toasted Marshmallow Day.
  • National Grief Awareness Day
     National Grief Awareness Day, founded by Angie Cartwright in 2014, hopes to encourage open communication on loss and bereavement and better inform the public on the facts of grief. This day was created after she dealt with the loss of her sister, her husband, and then her mother. 
  • National Holistic Pet Day
    August 30th is National Holistic Pet Day which is a chance to consider your pet’s whole health from nutrition  to environment to any chronic conditions.
  • Slinky Day
    Mechanical engineer Richard James invented the Slinky by accident. In 1943, he was working to devise springs that could keep sensitive ship equipment steady at sea.

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August 30th Zodiac Sign is a Virgo

Dates: August 23 – September 22

Symbol: Maiden Virgin

Horoscope Sign Virgo Magnet

Element: Earth

Quality: Mutable

Color: Grey, Beige, Pale-Yellow

Day: Wednesday

Ruler: Mercury

Lucky Numbers: 5, 14, 15, 23, 32

Personality Traits:  Very hard working and very loyal. Perfectionist to a fault, can be critical of others.

Famous Virgos:  Michael Jackson, Paul Walker, Cameron Diaz, Mother Theresa, Stephen King, Warren Buffet, John McCain, Leo Tolstoy, Van Morrison. Chandra Wilson, Aaron Paul, Bebe Rexha.

Things that happened on August 30th

  • 526 –  King Theoderic the Great dies of dysentery at Ravenna; his daughter Amalasuntha takes power as regent for her 10-year-old son Athalaric.
  • 1873 – Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Josef Land in the Arctic Sea. Charles Bronson - 1966
  • 1967 – Thurgood Marshall  the first African-American justice is Appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • 1972 – Cameron Diaz, American actress known for her roles in  movies such as Something About Mary,  was born in  San Diego, CA.
  • 1983 – Guion Stewart Bluford becomes the first African American to travel into space when he served as a mission specialist aboard the space shuttle Challenger.
  • 1989 – Bebe Rexha, American singer was born in NYC, New York.
  • 2003 – Charles Bronson, American actor passed away.
  • 2017 – Houston continues to deal with damage from Hurricane source
  • 2019 – ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ and  ‘Rhoda’ star Valerie Harper dies at 80 years old after a long bout with cancer.

Thank you to the sources of info and graphics for this page: Pixabay, Checkiday and Wiki.

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