On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1959

Historical Events

Sports History

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? 62 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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