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 This day in History - July 30
361 Historic Events for July 30
1944

Teresa Cahill, opera singer

Birth
1945

Philippines Sea: US cruiser Indianapolis torpedoed/sinks, 880 die

Event
1945

David Sanborn, jazz saxophonist (David Letterman Show)

Birth
1946

1st rocket attains 100 mi (167 km) altitude, White Sands, NM

Event
1946

Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond, rock bassist (Jethro Tull)

Birth
1947

Margo Sappington, Baytown TX, actress (Oh Calcutta)

Birth
1947

Cin Reds 16 game win streak ends, losing to NY Giants 5-4

Event
1947

William Atherton, Ct, actor (Real Genius, Ghostbusters, Class of 44)

Birth
1947

George Challenor, cricketer (played in 1st WI Test side 1928), dies

Death
1947

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austria, body builder (Commando, Terminator)

Birth
1948

Emile Zatopek runs Olympic record (10K - 29:59.6)

Event
1948

Professional wrestling premieres on prime-time network TV (DuMont)

Event
1949

British warship HMS Amethyst escape down Yangtze River, having been refused a safe passage by Chinese Communists after 3-month standoff

Event
1949

Joyce Jones, US singer (1st Choice)

Birth
1950

Frank Stallone, NYC, Sylvestor's brother/actor (Barfly, Outlaw Force)

Birth
1950

Wime de Craene, Flemish chansonnier/composer

Birth
1951

Ty Cobb testifies before the Emanuel Celler committee, denying that the reserve clause makes peons of baseball players

Event
1952

Ford Frick sets waiver rule to bar inter-league deals until all clubs in same league get right to bid

Event
1953

Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-9)

Birth
1954

Bob Kennedy hits the 1st grand slam for the new Baltimore Orioles

Event
1954

Elvis Presley joins Memphis Federation of Musicians, Local 71

Event
1954

Ken Olin, Chicago Ill, actor (Hill St Blues, Michael-30 Something)

Birth
1955

Louison Bobet wins his 3rd Tour de France

Event
1956

Phil Fearon, rocker (Galaxy, Kandidate-I Don't Want to Lose You)

Birth
1956

Delta Burke, Orlando Fla, actress (Suzanne-Designing Women)

Birth