What Happened on July 30, 1968

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Wash Senator Ron Hansen makes 1st unassisted triple-play in 41 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Gordon, CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Michael Brandon, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers), born in Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Robert Korzeniowski, Polish athlete (won 4 Olympic gold 1996, 2000, 2004), born in Lubaczów, Poland[
  • Sean Moore, Welsh drummer (Manic Street Preachers), born in Pontypool, Wales
  • Sofie Gråbøl, Danish actress (The Killing), born Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • Terry Crews, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins) and actor (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Flint, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Jon Leifs, composer, dies at 69