On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1991

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Single

Heavy metal band Metallica release their single "Enter Sandman"

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted
Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
  • MTV announces it will split into 3 channels in 1993
  • Red Sox Carlos Quintana is 11th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)

Famous Deaths

  • Leonardus S van Egerat, travel expert, dies at 68
  • William Ball, American actor, director and founder of the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT), dies at 60
1991 Highlights

About July 30, 1991

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 29 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo