On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1996

Historical Events

  • Tommy Lasoda retires as LA Dodger manager

Famous Deaths

Person of interestClaudette Colbert

Claudette Colbert, French-born American actress (It Happened One Night), dies of a stroke at 93

  • Father Alan Cheales, Dominican priest for 33 years, dies at 83
  • Magda Schneider, actress (Going Gay, Be Mine Tonight), dies at 87
1996 Highlights

About July 30, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo