On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Louis Smith, American physicist who made the first X-ray photograph, born in Greensboro, North Carolina (d. 1951)
  • Henry Lunn, English humanitarian and religious leader, born in Horncastle, Lincolnshire (d. 1939)
1859 Highlights

About July 30, 1859

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 161 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo