THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Sun­day, July 30, the 211th day of 2017. There are 154 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1956: Pres­i­dent Dwight D. Eisen­hower signed a mea­sure mak­ing "In God We Trust" the na­tional motto, re­plac­ing "E Pluribus Unum" (Out of many, one).

IN THE WORLD

1945: The Port­land class heavy cruiser USS In­di­anapo­lis, hav­ing just de­liv­ered com­po­nents of the atomic bomb to Tinian in the Mar­i­ana Is­lands, was tor­pe­doed by a Ja­panese sub­ma­rine; only 317 out of nearly 1,200 men sur­vived.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

For­mer Ma­jor League Base­ball Com­mis­sioner Bud Selig is 83. Fem­i­nist ac­tivist Eleanor Smeal is 78. For­mer U.S. Rep. Pa­tri­cia Schroeder is 77. Arnold Sch­warzeneg­ger is 70.Blues singer-mu­si­cian Otis Tay­lor is 69. Singer Kate Bush is 59. Ac­tor Lau­rence Fish­burne is 56. Ac­tress Lisa Kudrow is 54. Movie di­rec­tor Christo­pher Nolan is 47. Ac­tress Hi­lary Swank is 43. Soc­cer player Hope Solo is 36.

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