On This Day

Historical Events on July 30 (Part 2)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

2017 British Senior Open Men's Golf, Royal Porthcawl: Bernhard Langer of Germany wins his 3rd Open Senior title by 3 shots from Corey Pavin

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer

PlaneFlight MH370 Disappears

2018 Official Malaysian investigation into the disappearance of Flight MH370 is unable to determine what happened

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Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing
Post-it notes written by well-wishers in Malaysia after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 went missing
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  • 2018 British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt mistakenly calls his Chinese-born wife "Japanese" in meeting with his Chinese counterpart in Beijing
  • 2018 Four million people excluded from Assam National Register of Citizens in India prompts fears of deportation, loss of citizenship
  • 2018 Australian Catholic Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns after being convicted of concealing sexual abuse
  • 2020 NASA launches to Mars its Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter aboard a V 541 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2020 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
  • 2020 The US economy posts the largest quarterly fall on record with GDP down 9.5% for the 3 months to June 30
  • 2020 Federal law enforcement officers begin a phased withdrawal from Portland amid criticism of their actions to shut down Black Lives Matter protests