Hans Remembers- Thursday July 30, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- The players of the National Football League voted to walk out on strike after a vote by the 1200 veteran members in the National Football League Players Association. Rookies would show up- but most veterans stayed away.
- English born- American film director Christopher Nolan a ten time Oscar winner- who is noted for the Dark Knight Batman series and Interstellar- was born on this day in Westminster, London.
- Derek Shelton the new manager this season for the Pittsburgh Pirates was born 50 years ago in Carbondale, Illinois. Shelton who never played major league baseball had spent the past 15 years as a coach before finally getting the opportunity to manage in the big leagues.
- An earthquake hit northeast Iran- striking 100 communities- the final death toll 175 people.