On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1959

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

In his MLB debut, SF Giants future Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Willie McCovey goes 4-for-4 in a 7-2 win over Philadelphia Phillies at Seal Stadium

Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman Willie McCovey
Baseball Hall of Fame 1st Baseman
Willie McCovey

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdullah of Pahang, sixth Sultan of Pahang, King of Malaysia (2019-), born in Pekan, Malaya
  • Petra Felke, German javelin thrower (world record 1988), born in Saalfeld, East Germany
1959 Highlights

About July 30, 1959

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo