On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of "Death Valley Days" on NBC-radio
  • 1st FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay: Uruguay beats Argentina, 4-2 in the inaugural event

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Dimond, Australian rugby league winger (24 Tests; NSW, Western Suburbs), born in Dapto, Australia (d. 2020)
  • Tony Lip [Frank Anthony Vallelonga], American author and actor (Sopranos, Donnie Brasco, Good Fellas), born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

Famous Deaths

  • Joan Gamper, Swiss-Catalan businessman and founder of FC Barcelona, dies at 52
1930 Highlights

About July 30, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo