What Happened on July 30, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Charles Ives' "From the Steeples & the Mountains" premieres

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Duke Ellington's "Golden Brown & the Green Apple" premieres

Jazz Musician and Composer Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician and Composer
Duke Ellington

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LBJ signs Medicare bill, which goes into effect in 1966

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants

Famous Birthdays

  • Tex [Anthony] Axile, English rocker (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen), born in Crawley, Sussex, England
  • Tim Munton, English cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992), born in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Washbond, American 2-man bobsledder (Olympic gold 1932), dies at 65
  • Junichiro Tanizaki, Japanese writer (Key), dies at 79