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On this day: July 30

POSTED: 12:29 AM Jul 29 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 30 2013

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 - Baghdad
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A.D. 762: Baghdad is founded by Caliph Abu Ja'far Al-Mansur.