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July 30th, 2007 (July 30 2007)EventJohn Brumby becomes Premier of Victoria following the resignation of Steve Bracks.
July 30th, 2006 (July 30 2006)EventWorld s longest running music show Top of the Pops broadcast for the last time on BBC Two. The show had aired for 42 years.
July 30th, 2006 (July 30 2006)EventAt least 28 Lebanese civilians, including 16 children, were killed when Israel Air Force attacked a building in Qana in what is called the Second Qana massacre.
July 30th, 2003 (July 30 2003)EventIn Mexico, the last old style Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line.
July 30th, 2002 (July 30 2002)EventThe accounting law referred to as "The Sarbanes Oxley Act" was signed into law by United States President George W. Bush.George W. Bush Quotes
July 30th, 1997 (July 30 1997)EventEighteen lives are lost in the Thredbo Landslide in New South Wales, Australia.
July 30th, 1990 (July 30 1990)EventThe first Saturn automobile rolls off the assembly line.
July 30th, 1980 (July 30 1980)EventVanuatu gains independence.
July 30th, 1975 (July 30 1975)EventJimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, at about 2:30 p.m. He is never seen or heard from again.
July 30th, 1974 (July 30 1974)EventWatergate Scandal: US President Richard M. Nixon releases subpoenaed White House recordings after being ordered to do so by the United States Supreme Court.
July 30th, 1971 (July 30 1971)EventApollo program: Apollo 15 MissionDavid Scott and James Irwin on Apollo Lunar Module module, Falcon, land with first Lunar Rover on the moon.
July 30th, 1971 (July 30 1971)EventAn All Nippon Airways Boeing 727 and a Japanese Air Force F-86 collide over Morioka, Japan killing 162.
July 30th, 1969 (July 30 1969)EventVietnam War: US President Richard M. Nixon makes an unscheduled visit to South Vietnam and meets with President Nguyen Van Thieu and with U.S. military commanders.
July 30th, 1966 (July 30 1966)EventEngland national football team win 1966 FIFA World Cup beating West Germany 4-2 in the Final
July 30th, 1965 (July 30 1965)EventUS President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Social Security Act of 1965 into law, establishing Medicare and Medicaid.Lyndon Johnson Quotes
July 30th, 1956 (July 30 1956)EventA Joint resolution of the U.S. Congress is signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, authorizing "In God We Trust" as the U.S. national motto.Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes
July 30th, 1954 (July 30 1954)EventElvis Presley makes his debut as a public performer.Elvis Presley Quotes
July 30th, 1953 (July 30 1953)EventRikidozan holds a ceremony announcing the establishment of the Japan Pro Wrestling Alliance.
July 30th, 1945 (July 30 1945)EventWorld War II: Japanese submarine I-58 sinks the USS Indianapolis (CA-35), killing 883 seamen.
July 30th, 1932 (July 30 1932)EventOlympic Games: The Games of the X Olympiad open in Los Angeles, California.
July 30th, 1932 (July 30 1932)EventWalt Disney s Flowers and Trees, the first Academy Award winning cartoon and first cartoon short to use Technicolor, premieres.Walt Disney Quotes
July 30th, 1930 (July 30 1930)EventIn Montevideo, Uruguay win the first Football World Cup.
July 30th, 1871 (July 30 1871)EventThe Staten Island Ferry Westfield s boiler explodes, killing over 85 people.
July 30th, 1866 (July 30 1866)EventNew Orleans s Democratic government ordered police to raid an integrated Republican Party meeting, killing 40 people and injuring 150.
July 30th, 1864 (July 30 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of the CraterUnion forces attempt to break Confederate lines by exploding a large bomb under their trenches.
July 30th, 1863 (July 30 1863)EventIndian Wars: Chief Pocatello of the Shoshone tribe signs the Treaty of Box Elder, promising to stop harassing the emigrant trails in southern Idaho and northern Utah. Osho Quotes
July 30th, 1825 (July 30 1825)EventMalden Island discovered.
July 30th, 1811 (July 30 1811)EventFather Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, leader of the Mexican insurgency, executed by the Spanish in Chihuahua, Mexico.
July 30th, 1756 (July 30 1756)EventBartolomeo Rastrelli presents the newly-built Catherine Palace to Empress Elizabeth and her courtiers.
July 30th, 1733 (July 30 1733)EventFirst Freemasons lodge opened in what will become the United States.
July 30th, 1729 (July 30 1729)EventBaltimore, Maryland is founded.
July 30th, 1629 (July 30 1629)EventAn earthquake in Naples, Italy kills 10,000 people.
July 30th, 1619 (July 30 1619)EventIn Jamestown, Virginia, the first representative assembly in the Americas, the House of Burgesses, convenes for the first time.
July 30th, 1608 (July 30 1608)EventAt Ticonderoga (now Crown Point, New York), Samuel de Champlain shoots and kills two Iroquois chiefs. This was to set the tone for French-Iroquois relations for the next one hundred years.
July 30th, 1502 (July 30 1502)EventChristopher Columbus lands at Guanaja in the Bay Islands off the coast of Honduras during his fourth voyage.Christopher Columbus Quotes
July 30th, 1419 (July 30 1419)EventFirst Defenestration of Prague.

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