On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 2021

Historical Events

  • 1 out of 169 Americans employed by Amazon in new figures released by the company. Now US's second largest employer (Walmart the largest employing 1 in 100) [1]
  • Australian swimmer Emma McKeon wins the blue riband 100m freestyle gold medal in OR 51.96 at the Tokyo Olympics; her 8th career Olympic medal
  • Russian backstroke swimmer Evgeny Rylov wraps up the 100/200m double with OR 1:53.27 in the longer event at the Tokyo Olympic Games
  • South African swimmer Tatjana Schoenmaker sets new women's 200m breaststroke WR 2:18.95 at the Tokyo Olympics beating the American pair of Lilly King and Annie Lazor

Famous Deaths

  • Jacob Desvarieux, French zouk singer, and guitarist (Kassav'), dies of Covid-19 at 65
2021 Highlights

About July 30, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo