On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
A 19-year-old Elvis Presley appears in concert for the first time at Overton Park Orchestra Shell in Memphis.
President Johnson signs the Medicare bill into law, providing health insurance to elderly Americans. Former President Truman is Medicare's first beneficiary
In what becomes his last decathlon, Olympic athlete and future Kardashian stepdad Bruce Jenner sets a world record with 8,617 points.
W.K. Kellogg and his brother unintentionally invent corn flakes at a sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Jimmy Hoffa, former Teamsters union president, disappears in Detroit. He is never heard from again.
New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner is banned from involvement with the management of the team for conduct not in the best interests of baseball.
The last Volkswagen Beetle designed by Ferdinand Porsche rolls off the assembly line after nearly 70 years on the market.
Born on This Day
Born: July 30, 1981
Age: 31 years old
Birthplace: Richland, Washington, United States
Occupation: Soccer Player
1961 | 51 years old
Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
Film Actress, Television Actress, Reality Television Star / 1964 -
Vivica Fox is an African-American film and television actress. She got her start in the soap opera Days of Our Lives and is known for her role in the film Soul Food.
1964 | 48 years old
Film Actress, Television Actress, ...
Film Actor, Governor / 1947 -
Arnold Schwarzenegger first gained fame as a body builder, using that as a launching point to become a huge Hollywood star and, later, the governor of California.
Born: July 30, 1947
Age: 65 years old
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Occupation: Film Actor, Governor
1936 | 76 years old
1818 | 30 years old
Died on This Day
Director, Producer, Television Producer, Screenwriter / 1918 - 2007
Ingmar Bergman was a Swedish director and producer best known for films such as The Seventh Sea (1956), Cries and Whispers (1971) and Autumn Sonata (1978).
Died: July 30, 2007
Age: 89 years old
Place: Fårö , Sweden
Occupation: Director, Producer, ...
1975 | 62 years old
2012 | 72 years old
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