On this day: July 30

Published On: Jul 29 2012 02:29:17 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 30 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

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 - 1930 World Cup
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1930: Hosts and pre-tournament favorite Uruguay defeats Argentina 4–2 in front of a crowd of 93,000 people in Montevideo to become the first nation to win the World Cup.

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