On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Slumdog Millionaire" based on the novel "Q & A" by Vikas Swarup, directed by Danny Boyle and starring Dev Patel premieres at the Telluride Film Festival (Best Picture 2009)

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Armstrong U.S. ambassador to Britain and first female counsel to the President, dies at 80