On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1930

Historical Events

  • 115°F (46°C), Holly Springs, Mississippi (state record)
  • Airship R100, 1st passenger-carrying flight from England to Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Paul Taylor, American dancer and choreographer (Paul Taylor Dance Company), born in Wilkinsville, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander von Fielitz, composer, dies at 69
1930 Highlights

About July 29, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo