On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1985

Historical Events

  • Discovery moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida) 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
1985 Highlights

About July 30, 1985

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo