On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 2015

Historical Events

  • A man self-immolates aboard a Nozomi Shinkansen train and kills one other passenger in Japan
  • Hercules transporter plane crashes minutes after take-off in Medan, Indonesia killing 116

Music History

Misty Copeland becomes the 1st African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre

Ballet Dancer Misty Copeland
Ballet Dancer
Misty Copeland

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard Starr, American comic strip cartoonist (Little Orphan Annie), dies at 89
2015 Highlights

About June 30, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer