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 - Chris Mullin
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1963: Basketball Hall of Fame player Chris Mullin, a two-time Olympic gold medalist who spent 16 seasons in the NBA, is born in Brooklyn, New York. A five-time NBA All-Star, he played most of his career with the Golden State Warriors, but also played three seasons for the Indiana Pacers, compiling career totals of 17,911 points and 1,530 steals. He played collegiately at St. John's University, earning Big East Player of the Year honors three times and induction into the College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011.

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