On this day: July 30

Posted: 2:29 AM EDT Jul 29, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Jul 30, 2016

Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

OTD July 30 - Lynn Anderson
1 / 54
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

2015: Country singer Lynn Anderson, whose version of the song "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden" was one of the biggest country hits of the 1970s, dies of a heart attack at age 67 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Advertisement

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

Advertisement
 

Slideshow Of The Day

  • Best Retire - Generic

    iStock

    Best cities to retire

    WalletHub released its list of the best cities to retire. The ranking takes into account health care, affordability, recreational areas and quality of life among other metrics. Click to see the top 10 cities.

On this Day

  • Mary Poppins movie, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

    The Walt Disney Company, All Rights Reserved

    On this day: August 27

    Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.