On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1971

Historical Events

  • 38th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Baltimore 24, All Stars 17 (52,289)

Music Single

George Harrison releases single "Bangladesh"

  • Japanese Boeing 727 collides with an F-86 fighter killing 162
  • US Apollo 15 (Scott & Irwin) lands on Mare Imbrium on the Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Bard Hargreaves, American drummer (Third Eye Blind - "Semi-Charmed Life"), born in Marin County, California
  • Christine Taylor, American actress, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Ron Blazier, American MLB pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Sagi Kalev, Israeli bodybuilder, born in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
  • Tom Green, Canadian comedian and actor, born in Pembroke, Canada

Famous Deaths

  • Kenneth Slessor, Australian poet (b. 1901)
1971 Highlights

About July 30, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo