What Happened on July 30, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • British warship HMS Amethyst escapes down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff

Famous Birthdays

  • Joyce Jones, American singer (1st Choice), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Richard "Duck" Baker, American acoustic guitarist, born in Washington D.C.