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What Happened on July 30th This Day in History

Year Name
2020 NASA's Mars 2020 mission was launched on an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
2014 Twenty killed and 150 are trapped after a landslide in Maharashtra, India.
2012 A train fire kills 32 passengers and injures 27 on the Tamil Nadu Express in Andhra Pradesh, India.
2012 A power grid failure in Delhi leaves more than 300 million people without power in northern India.
2011 Marriage of Queen Elizabeth II's eldest granddaughter Zara Phillips to former rugby union footballer Mike Tindall.
2006 The world's longest running music show Top of the Pops is broadcast for the last time on BBC Two. The show had aired for 42 years.
2003 In Mexico, the last 'old style' Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line.
1990 Ian Gow, Conservative Member of Parliament, is assassinated at his home by IRA terrorists in a car bombing after he assured the group that the British government would never surrender to them.
1981 As many as 50,000 demonstrators, mostly women and children, took to the streets in Łódź to protest food ration shortages in Communist Poland.
1980 Vanuatu gains independence.
1980 Israel's Knesset passes the Jerusalem Law.
1978 The 730: Okinawa Prefecture changes its traffic on the right-hand side of the road to the left-hand side.
1975 Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, at about 2:30 p.m. He is never seen or heard from again.
1974 Watergate scandal: U.S. President Richard Nixon releases subpoenaed White House recordings after being ordered to do so by the Supreme Court of the United States.
1971 Apollo program: On Apollo 15, David Scott and James Irwin on the Apollo Lunar Module Falcon land on the Moon with the first Lunar Rover.
1971 An All Nippon Airways Boeing 727 and a Japanese Air Force F-86 collide over Morioka, Iwate, Japan killing 162.
1969 Vietnam War: US President Richard Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyễn Văn Thiệu and U.S. military commanders.
1966 England defeats West Germany to win the 1966 FIFA World Cup at Wembley Stadium after extra time.
1965 U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid.
1962 The Trans-Canada Highway, the then longest national highway in the world, is officially opened.
1956 A joint resolution of the U.S. Congress is signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, authorizing In God We Trust as the U.S. national motto.
1945 World War II: Japanese submarine I-58 sinks the USS Indianapolis, killing 883 seamen. Most die during the following four days, until an aircraft notices the survivors.
1932 Premiere of Walt Disney's Flowers and Trees, the first cartoon short to use Technicolor and the first Academy Award winning cartoon short.
1930 In Montevideo, Uruguay wins the first FIFA World Cup.
1916 The Black Tom explosion in New York Harbor kills four and destroys some $20,000,000 worth of military goods.
1912 Japan's Emperor Meiji dies and is succeeded by his son Yoshihito, who is now known as the Emperor Taishō.
1871 The Staten Island Ferry Westfield's boiler explodes, killing over 85 people.
1866 Armed Confederate veterans in New Orleans riot against a meeting of Radical Republicans, killing 48 people and injuring another 100.
1865 The steamboat Brother Jonathan sinks off the coast of Crescent City, California, killing 225 passengers, the deadliest shipwreck on the Pacific Coast of the U.S. at the time.
1864 American Civil War: Battle of the Crater: Union forces attempt to break Confederate lines at Petersburg, Virginia by exploding a large bomb under their trenches.
1863 American Indian Wars: Representatives of the United States and tribal leaders including Chief Pocatello (of the Shoshone) sign the Treaty of Box Elder.
1859 First ascent of Grand Combin, one of the highest summits in the Alps.
1811 Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, leader of the Mexican insurgency, is executed by the Spanish in Chihuahua City, Mexico.
1756 In Saint Petersburg, Bartolomeo Rastrelli presents the newly built Catherine Palace to Empress Elizabeth and her courtiers.
1733 The first Masonic Grand Lodge in the future United States is constituted in Massachusetts.
1729 Founding of Baltimore, Maryland.
1676 Nathaniel Bacon issues the "Declaration of the People of Virginia", beginning Bacon's Rebellion against the rule of Governor William Berkeley.
1656 The Battle of Warsaw ends with a Swedish-Brandenburger victory over a larger Polish-Lithuanian force.
1645 English Civil War: Scottish Covenanter forces under the Earl of Leven launch the Siege of Hereford, a remaining Royalist stronghold.
1635 Eighty Years' War: The Siege of Schenkenschans begins; Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, begins the recapture of the strategically important fortress from the Spanish Army.
1627 An earthquake kills about 5,000 people in Gargano, Italy.
1619 In Jamestown, Virginia, the first Colonial European representative assembly in the Americas, the Virginia General Assembly, convenes for the first time.
1609 Beaver Wars: At Ticonderoga (now Crown Point, New York), Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs on behalf of his native allies.
1502 Christopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.
1419 First Defenestration of Prague: A crowd of radical Hussites kill seven members of the Prague city council.
762 Baghdad is founded.
Famous People Born on July 30

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Year Name
1972 Jim McIlvaine, American basketball player and sportscaster
1872 Princess Clémentine of Belgium (d. 1955)
1973 Sonu Nigam, Indian playback singer and actor
1881 Smedley Butler, American general, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 1940)
1832 George Lemuel Woods, American lawyer, judge, and politician, 3rd Governor of Oregon (d. 1890)
1960 Brillante Mendoza, Filipino independent film director
1963 Peter Bowler, English-Australian cricketer
1989 Wayne Parnell, South African cricketer
1993 Jacob Faria, American baseball player
1977 Ian Watkins, Welsh singer-songwriter and child abuse convict
Famous People Deaths On July 30

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Date Name
829 Shi Xiancheng, general of the Tang Dynasty
2021 Shona Ferguson, Botswana-born, South African actor and executive producer (b. 1974)
2006 Duygu Asena, Turkish journalist and author(b. 1946)
1990 Ian Gow, British Member of Parliament who was assassinated by the IRA (b. 1937)
1997 Bảo Đại, Vietnamese emperor (b. 1913)
1811 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Mexican priest and soldier (b. 1753)
2005 Ray Cunningham, American baseball player (b. 1905)
1977 Emory Holloway, American scholar, author, and educator (b. 1885)
2012 Maeve Binchy, Irish author, playwright, and journalist (b. 1939)
2007 Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1912)