What Happened on July 30, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Death Valley Days" on NBC-radio
  • Uruguay beats Argentina 4-2 for association football's 1st FIFA World Cup in Montevideo

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas Sowell, author/activist
  • Tony Lip, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, actor (Sopranos, Donnie Brasco, Good Fellas), (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Gamper, Swiss-Catalan businessman and founder of FC Barcelona (b. 1877)