On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1949

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.
1949 Highlights

About July 30, 1949

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo