On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1958

Famous Birthdays

  • Daley Thompson, British decathlete (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England
  • Kate Bush, English singer-songwriter (Running Up That Hill, Wuthering Heights), born in Bexleyheath, Kent, England
  • Kevin Mahogany, American jazz vocalist (Double Rainbow), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • Richard Burgi, American actor (Chad Rollo-Another World), born in Montclair, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Albrecht, composer, dies at 72
1958 Highlights

About July 30, 1958

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 62 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo