What Happened on July 30, 1970

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • -Aug 5] Hurricane Celia, kills 31 in Cuba, Florida and Texas
  • 30,000 attend Powder Ridge Rock Festival, Middlefield, Connecticut
  • Riots hit Belfast, North Ireland

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestChristopher Nolan

Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England

  • Ed Hawthorne, NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • Joe Montford, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Tom McManus, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Werner Hippler, WLAF TE (Frankfurt Galaxy)

Famous Deaths

  • George Szell, Hungarian-born American conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1946-70), dies at 73
  • Louis Lomax, African-American author and journalist, dies in a car accident 47