On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-I mission
  • Valerie Lowrance, of Texas, 18, crowned America's Junior Miss

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Fredheim Holm, Norwegian footballer, born in Oslo, Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Julia Hall Bowman Robinson, American mathematician (b. 1919)
  • Peter Knight, English musical arranger, conductor, and composer, dies at 68