On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 2020

Historical Events

  • China's new national security legislation for Hong Kong comes into force

Event of interestEvent of Interest

FC Barcelona's Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi scores his 700th career goal - a cheeky Panenka penalty - in a 2-2 draw against Atl├ętico Madrid

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi
  • For the 1st time less than half the working age population is working in Brazil, with 7.8 million losing their job March - May, according to Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandr Kabanov, Russian water polo player (Olympic gold 1972, 80; World C'ship gold 1975, 82) and coach (Russian men's & women's teams), dies at 72
  • Alfred Kotey, Ghanaian boxer (WBO Bantamweight C'ship 1994-95), dies of complications from a stroke at 52
2020 Highlights

About June 30, 2020

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer