On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1946

Historical Events

  • 1st rocket attains 100 mi (167 km) altitude, White Sands, New Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, English rock bassist (Jethro Tull), born in Blackpool, Lancashire, England
  • Neil Bonnett, American race car driver, born in Hueytown, Alabama (d. 1994)
1946 Highlights

About July 30, 1946

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo