On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 2020

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Barack Obama gives the eulogy at the funeral of congressman John Lewis, with former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta

Civil Rights Leader and Congressman John Lewis
Civil Rights Leader and Congressman
John Lewis
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
42nd US President Bill Clinton
42nd US President
Bill Clinton
  • Federal law enforcement officers begin a phased withdrawal from Portland amid criticism of their actions to shut down Black Lives Matter protests
  • NASA launches to Mars its Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter aboard a V 541 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida
  • US economy output posts the largest quarterly fall on record with GDP down 9.5% (3 months to June 30)

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Teng-hui, Taiwanese statesman (Taiwan's 1st popularly elected President 1988–2000), dies at 97
2020 Highlights

About July 30, 2020

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo