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  1. The Statue of Liberty's torch has been closed to the public since July 30, 1916 when it sustained structural damage from the Black Tom explosion - an act of German sabotage targeting a US munitions depot during WWI

  2. Under Julius Caesar, February had 30 days, but when Caesar Augustus was emperor he was peeved that his month - August - had only 29 days, whereas the month named after his predecessor Julius - July - had 31. He pinched a couple of days for August from February to make it the same as July.

  3. The Beatles were all less than 30 years old when they recorded their last song together (Ringo the "oldest" was born in July 1940).

  4. The second book, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets became No. 1 in adult hardcovers within 30 days of publication in July 1998.

  5. Johnson died on July 30, 1875 at the age of sixty-six due to complications from multiple strokes.

  6. Between April and December it is the dry season for Komodo Island. The coldest months are July and August. During these months the average temperature is 30 degrees Celsius.

  7. Tailed frogs have internal fertilization, which means that male injects sperm directly into female's body. This process lasts between 24 to 30 hours. Eggs will be released from the female's body in July.

  8. Mating season takes place from July to September. Males collide with their heads at the speed of 30 miles per hour to establish dominance and get opportunity to mate.

  9. The "Black Tom explosion" which happened on July 30, 1916, when German saboteurs blew up a munitions depot in New York harbor. The explosion was the equivalent of an earthquake measuring between 5.0 and 5.5 on the Richter scale and caused permanent damage to the Statue of Liberty.

  10. One of Meade's biggest failures during the Civil War was at the Battle of the Crater (July 30, 1864) in Petersburg, Virginia: Meade overruled general Burnside's plan of using better trained black soldiers, which resulted in an overwhelming Confederate victory.

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By July 20, 2017 the number of Pokémon Go users in the United States had reached 30 million.

George Pickett died on July 30, 1875 in Norfolk, Virginia at the age of fifty from a liver abscess.

Little known hero, Bull Allen. An Australian born soldier who on July 30, 1943 rescued 12 American Soldiers at Mount Tambu

Flocks of 20 to 30 little stints migrate toward the wintering grounds in Africa and South Asia from July to November. They return to the breeding areas from mid-May to early June. Immature birds often stay in the wintering grounds all year round.

Pregnancy in females lasts 9 months and ends with one baby (calf). Baby is usually 30 inches long and weighs 22 pounds. Most babies are born from July to September.

Professional skydiver Luke Aikins was the first person to skydive and land safely without a parachute or wingsuit. On July 30, 2016, he jumped from an aircraft at 25,000 feet. After about two minutes of freefall, he landed in a 100x100 ft polyethylene cord net.

During production of Amadeus (1984) in Prague, all 500 extras stood up to sing The Star Spangled Banner to celebrate the 4th of July, all but about 30 supposed extras who later appeared to be undercover Czechoslovakian secret police.

About Julie Moss. While in 1st place during 1982 Ironman WC she collapsed just a few hundred yards from the finish. Through her perseverance she was able to crawl through the finish line, but was past up just 30 yards away and received 2nd place.

The traditional horoscope dates are wrong - over thousands of years the true dates have changed by about a month: Capr: Jan. 20, Aqu: Feb. 16, Pisc: March 11, Aries: Apr 18; Taur: May 13; Gem, June 21; Cancer: July 20; Leo, Aug. 10; Vir: Sept. 16; Lib, Oct. 30; Scor: Nov. 23; Sag: Dec. 17.

On July 14, 1942 a German submarine came within 30 miles of North Carolina, while patrolling the Allied shipping route, but was caught and sunk.

Justice moved extremely swift at that time. Surratt was found guilty on June 29, sentenced to death on June 30, and executed by hanging on July 7. She was hung in a gallows with Lewis Powell, David Herold, and Georg Atzerodt.

On July 30, 1971, the worst air disaster to that date occurred when a Fighter Pilot Trainee collided with a Boeing passenger jet over Japan. All 162 people aboard the jet died, but the fighter pilot ejected before impact and walked away unscathed.

It was only 30 years ago (July 3, 1987) that a hot-air balloon was able to cross the Atlantic Ocean. It was on that date businessman Richard Branson, 36 and adventurer Per Lindstrand, 38, flew 4,947 km(3,074 mi) between Sugarloaf, Maine, USA, and Limavady, Ireland

Ford believed that, like the automobile, he could mass produce airplanes. His one seat plane, the Ford Flivver, was unveiled on July 30, 1926, but, in the end, Ford had to shut down the project when it crashed during a long distance race from Dearborn to Miami.

On July 30, 1956 The 30 foot troller (fishing boat) "Linda" swamped and sank. No one knew what happened to the vessel until a message in a bottle was found off of Yakutat, Alaska, USA a full year later.

Gaylord Perry, a pitcher for the Giants, was a notoriously bad batter, his manager once joked “they’ll land a man on the moon before he hits a home run.” On July 20, 1969, less than 30 minutes after Apollo 11 landed on the moon, he hit his first career home run.

"E pluribus unum" is not the United States of America's national motto. As of July 30, 1956, it is "In God we trust".

On July 30, 2002, a man named Joseph Chandler III was found dead from suicide via gunshot. Upon trying to contact next of kin, police found out that the real Joseph Chandler had been dead since 1945, and that the man found dead appeared similar to the Zodiac Killer.

The value of the materials in the 2012 Olympics gold medal was about £410 (US $644), the silver about £210 (US $330), and the bronze about £3 (US $4.71) as of 30 July 2012.

The General Assembly of the United Nations declared 30 July as official International Friendship Day.

Despite being 200 kms north of the Arctic Circle, Norway's Lofoten Archipelago has islands where the average temperature is above freezing year round. The warm air from the Gulf Stream produces an average temperature of 1°C in January, and has gone as high as 30°C in July.

Famed directors Ingmar Bergman and Michelangelo Antonioni died on the same day - 30 July 2007.

Tim McLean, a Canadian man who was stabbed, beheaded, and cannibalized in a Greyhound Bus in Manitoba on July 30, 2008. His killer was diagnosed with schizophrenia, found not criminally responsible for the murder, and has been granted an absolute discharge over a year ago.

The MV Arctic Sea, a 320-foot, merchant cargo ship, disappeared from the coast of Sweden on July 30, 2009 and wasn't spotted again until August 14, 2009, off the coast of west Africa.

July 30 2007 was officially proclaimed "Dream Theater Day" in the state of Utah after the band played a show in Salt Lake City

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