On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1936

Famous Birthdays

  • Buddy [George] Guy, American blues guitarist (Stone Crazy), born in Lettsworth, Louisiana
  • Infanta Pilar of Spain, Duchess of Badajoz, daughter of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona and Princess María Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, born in Cannes, French Third Republic
  • István Zelenka, Swiss composer, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • John Burton-Hall, Dorset England, captain (QE2)
  • Ralph Taeger, American actor (Klondike, Acapulco, Hondo), born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 2015)
  • Yuri Alexandrovich Falik, Russian composer, born in Odessa, Ukraine

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Philipp, composer, dies at 72
1936 Highlights

About July 30, 1936

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 85 years, 9 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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