What Happened on July 30, 1947

Historical Events

  • Cincinnati Reds' pitcher Ewell Blackwell record-breaking 16 game winning streak ends, losing to NY Giants 5-4

Famous Birthdays

Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Schwarzenegger (75 years old)

Austrian-American body builder, actor (Terminator), and politician (38th Governor of California), born in Thal, Austria

  • Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, French virologist (Nobel Prize 2008, discovered HIV), born in Paris, France
  • John Siomos, American rock drummer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2004)
  • Jonathan Mann, American physician and AIDS activist, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1998)
  • Margo Sappington, American actress (Oh Calcutta, Where's Charley), born in Baytown, Texas
  • William Atherton, American actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44), born in Orange, Connecticut
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • George Challenor, West Indian cricketer (played in 1st WI Test side 1928), dies at 59
  • Joseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia, dies at 86
1947 Highlights

About July 30, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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