On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1997

Historical Events

  • Eighteen lives are lost in the Thredbo Landslide in New South Wales, Australia
  • Terrorist double suicide bombing in Jerusalem, kills 14

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBảo Đại

Bảo Đại, last Emperor of Vietnam (1926-45) and Chief of State of South Vietnam (1949-55), dies at 85

Emperor of Vietnam Bảo Đại
Emperor of Vietnam
Bảo Đại

1997 Highlights

About July 30, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo