June 30th is the day we officially celebrate Social Media Day and Meteor Day.
We’d like to welcome you to the 181st day of the year! We still have 184 days left of this year.
If today’s important to you then we have all the biggest past events from 30th June right here for you.
Did you know that on this day in 2005, Spain legalized same-sex marriage? This made it the fourth country to allow same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 30th in history!
What Happened On June 30 In History?
Donald Trump became the first US president to visit North Korea while meeting Kim Jong Un.
Spain legalized same-sex marriage.
This made Spain the fourth country in the world to do so.
NASA launched Intelsat VA F-11 into orbit.
The satellite was the 11th out of 15 installations to improve telecommunications across Intelsat's global network. The satellite was deactivated in August 2003.
The first leap second was added to the UTC time system.
Robert H. Lawrence, Jr. was selected as the first African-American astronaut.
The first Chevrolet Corvette was manufactured in the US.
The world’s first emergency telephone calls were accepted in London, UK.
The number 999 used to make the call is still used today across the country.
The Nazi Party killed up to 1,000 people on this day, which became known as “Night of Long Knives”.
An unidentified object thought to be a meteoroid or comet smashed into a remote forest in Siberia and destroyed 21,528 square feet of land.
The United States Congress passed the Meat Inspection Act and Pure Food and Drug Act.
Tower Bridge officially opened in London.
Charles Blondin became the first person to cross Niagara Falls by walking across a tightrope.
The wire was just two inches thick but 2,200 feet long. He walked the length there and back in about 23 minutes.
The Indian Intercourse Act was passed on this day.
The act was part of a series of acts passed to restrict native Americans, mark boundaries, and establish rules for trade between natives and settlers.