30 July is the 211th day of the year (212th in leap years). There are 154 days remaining.
- 1980: Neville Longbottom is born to Alice and Frank Longbottom.
- 1991: The Dursleys and Harry Potter have breakfast at the Railview Hotel in Cokeworth. One hundred Hogwarts Letters arrive at the hotel's front desk. Vernon Dursley drives away with Harry, Petunia, and Dudley, finds the Hut-on-the-Rock, purchases a gun, and rations that turn out to be bananas and a bag of crisps each.
Behind the scenes
- 1944: Frances de la Tour, the French actress who played the part of Madame Olympe Maxime in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, is born.
- 2009: The film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is released in Armenia.