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

  • Jim Stewart, American audio engineer, producer, and record label co-founder (Stax), born in Middleton, Tennessee (d. 2022) [1]
  • Paul Taylor, American dancer and choreographer (Paul Taylor Dance Company), born in Wilkinsville, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
Born in 1930

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander von Fielitz, German composer and conductor (Chicago Symphony Orchestra), dies at 69

About July 29, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 93 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo