September 30th is also known as Ask A Stupid Question Day and International Translation Day.
This day marks the 273rd day of 2023, and there’s only 91 days left of the year.
The last day of September has had its fair share of important events, but we’re here today to look at not only this, but other historical events that make this day so unique.
Did you know that on this day in 1960, the American animated sitcom “The Flintstones” debuted on ABC? It was a hit and would later be rated one of the greatest TV cartoons of all time.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about September 30th in history!
What memorable events happened on September 30 in history? Keep reading to find out!
A super-massive iceberg broke away from Antarctica.
It happened at the Amery Ice Shelf, where an incredible 315 billion tons drifted away from the continent.
NASA launched the Endeavour space shuttle from the Kennedy Space Center on Mission STS-68.
The launch was initially set for August 18 but had to be aborted 1.9 seconds after the shuttle’s three main engines ignited. The launch was pushed back to October but then brought forward again to the end of September after three main engines from another space shuttle were used to replace Endeavour’s main engines.
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Levi Miller? See what other famous people were born on this day.
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Unfortunately, September 30th has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
James Dean was an American actor born on February 8, 1931. He died on this day in 1955, at age 24 in Cholame, California, USA.
Sep 30, 1955 (Age 24)
Are you looking for something to do today? Well, here’s a few special days that might just give you some ideas.
International Translation Day
International Translation Day falls upon the day of the feast of St. Jerome, the patron saint of translators, and was created to honor all the world’s professional translators. Raise a glass today to these hard-working men and women who strive to connect the world’s nations!
Ask A Stupid Question Day
If I eat myself, will I get twice as big or disappear completely? If I walk backward all the time, will I get younger? If you haven’t realized yet, today is Ask A Stupid Question Day, which means you get to annoy everyone around you by asking them silly questions all day – how fantastic!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Due to his imposing physique and creepy mustache in high school, most of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s classmates thought he was an undercover cop.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on September 30 all share the Libra zodiac sign.
Libra is the seventh sign in the modern zodiac and is represented by the scales. The scales reflect Libra’s passion for balance and harmony.
Sapphire is the birthstone that is allocated to anybody born during September. Sapphires were once believed to be protection against poison. It was thought that if venomous snakes or spiders were captured in a jar containing the gem, they would immediately die.
Those who were born on Sep 30 were likely conceived the same year on January 7.
A baby that is conceived on this day will be due around June 23, 2024.