Friday, December 2, 2022 (Week 48)

July 30 in History

What happened on July 30 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on july 30 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on july 30 in history.

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2012
Blackout in India as power grid failure leaves 300 million+ without power.
2003
The last of the uniquely shaped “old style” Volkswagen Beetles rolls off the assembly line in Mexico.
1990
Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent forces George Steinbrenner to resign as principal partner of the New York Yankees.
1988
King Hussein dissolves Jordan’s Parliament, surrenders Jordan’s claims to the West Bank to the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
1975
Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears, last seen coming out of a restaurant in Bloomingfield Hills, Michigan.
1967
General William Westmoreland claims that he is winning the war in Vietnam, but needs more men.
1965
President Lyndon Johnson signs the Medicare Bill into law.
1960
Over 60,000 Buddhists march in protest against the Diem government in South Vietnam.
1940
A bombing lull ends the first phase of the Battle of Britain.
1938
George Eastman demonstrates his color motion picture process.
1919
Federal troops are called out to put down Chicago race riots.
1864
In an effort to penetrate the Confederate lines around Petersburg, Va. Union troops explode a mine underneath the Confederate trenches but fail to break through. The ensuing action is known as the Battle of the Crater.
1799
The French garrison at Mantua, Italy, surrenders to the Austrians.
1787
The French parliament refuses to approve a more equitable land tax.
1619
The House of Burgesses convenes for the first time at Jamestown, Va.