On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1981

Historical Events

  • Belgian Senate accept laws against racism
  • Simon Gray's "Quartermaine's Terms" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestHope Solo

Hope Solo, American soccer player (US women's national team goalkeeper), born in Richland, Washington

Football Star Hope Solo
Football Star
Hope Solo
  • Juan Smith, South African rugby player, born in Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Nicky Hayden, American motorcycle racer (MotoGP Champion 2006), born in Owensboro, Kentucky (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Daisy Kennedy, Australian concert violinist, dies at 88
1981 Highlights

About July 30, 1981

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo