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January 30th, 2008 (January 30 2008)DeathJeremy Beadle, British television host, (born in 1948)
January 30th, 2008 (January 30 2008)DeathRoland Selmeczi, Hungarian actor (born in 1969)
January 30th, 2008 (January 30 2008)DeathMarcial Maciel, Mexican religious leader (born in 1920)
January 30th, 2007 (January 30 2007)DeathNikos Kourkoulos, Greek actor and artistic director (born in 1934)
January 30th, 2007 (January 30 2007)DeathSidney Sheldon, American author, playwright, and screenwriter (born in 1917)
January 30th, 2006 (January 30 2006)DeathCoretta Scott King, American activist and wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. (born in 1927)Martin Luther Quotes
January 30th, 2005 (January 30 2005)BirthPrince Hashem bin Al Abdullah II, of Jordan
January 30th, 2005 (January 30 2005)DeathMartyn Bennet, Canadian musician (born in 1971)
January 30th, 2005 (January 30 2005)DeathWes Wehmiller, American musician (born in 1971)
January 30th, 2003 (January 30 2003)EventBelgium legally recognizes same-sex marriage.
January 30th, 2001 (January 30 2001)DeathJean-Pierre Aumont, French actor (born in 1911)
January 30th, 2001 (January 30 2001)DeathJohnnie Johnson, British fighter pilot (born in 1915)
January 30th, 2001 (January 30 2001)DeathJoseph Ransohoff, the father of modern neurosurgery (born in 1915)
January 30th, 2000 (January 30 2000)EventOff the coast of Ivory Coast, Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 169.
January 30th, 1999 (January 30 1999)DeathHuntz Hall, American actor (born in 1919)
January 30th, 1999 (January 30 1999)DeathEd Herlihy, American broadcaster (born in 1909)
January 30th, 1998 (January 30 1998)DeathRichard Cassilly, American tenor (born in 1927)
January 30th, 1996 (January 30 1996)EventGino Gallagher, the suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army, is killed while waiting in line for his unemployment benefit. Gallagher Quotes
January 30th, 1996 (January 30 1996)EventComet Hyakutake is discovered by Japanese amateur astronomer Yuji Hyakutake.
January 30th, 1995 (January 30 1995)EventWorkers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.
January 30th, 1995 (January 30 1995)DeathGerald Durrell, British naturalist, zookeeper, author, and television presenter (born in 1925)Gerald Durrell Quotes
January 30th, 1994 (January 30 1994)EventPeter Leko becomes the youngest chess grand master.
January 30th, 1994 (January 30 1994)DeathPierre Boulle, French author (born in 1912)
January 30th, 1991 (January 30 1991)BirthMatthew Werkmeister, Australian actor
January 30th, 1991 (January 30 1991)DeathJohn Bardeen, American physicist, Nobel laureate (born in 1908)
January 30th, 1991 (January 30 1991)DeathClifton C. Edom, American photojournalism educator (born in 1907)
January 30th, 1991 (January 30 1991)DeathJohn McIntire, American actor (born in 1907)
January 30th, 1990 (January 30 1990)BirthJake Thomas, American actor
January 30th, 1990 (January 30 1990)BirthEiza Gonzalez, Mexican actress/singer
January 30th, 1989 (January 30 1989)EventThe American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan closes.
January 30th, 1989 (January 30 1989)BirthKhleo Thomas, American actor and rapper
January 30th, 1988 (January 30 1988)BirthRob Pinkston, American actor
January 30th, 1987 (January 30 1987)BirthRebecca Knox, Irish professional wrestler
January 30th, 1986 (January 30 1986)BirthSam Duckworth, British singer-songwriter
January 30th, 1985 (January 30 1985)BirthAaadietya Pandey, Indian astrologer
January 30th, 1985 (January 30 1985)BirthTrae Williams, American football player
January 30th, 1984 (January 30 1984)BirthJeremy Hermida, American baseball player
January 30th, 1984 (January 30 1984)BirthJosh Harris, American Videographer/Musician
January 30th, 1982 (January 30 1982)EventRichard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code, which is 400 lines long and disguised as an Apple boot program called "Elk Cloner".
January 30th, 1982 (January 30 1982)BirthJorge Cantu, Mexican baseball player
January 30th, 1982 (January 30 1982)DeathLightnin Hopkins, American musician (born in 1912)
January 30th, 1981 (January 30 1981)BirthDimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer
January 30th, 1981 (January 30 1981)BirthPeter Crouch, English footballer
January 30th, 1981 (January 30 1981)BirthJosh Kelley, American musician
January 30th, 1981 (January 30 1981)BirthMathias Lauda, Austrian racing driver
January 30th, 1980 (January 30 1980)BirthLeilani Dowding, British glamour model
January 30th, 1980 (January 30 1980)BirthWilmer Valderrama, American actor
January 30th, 1980 (January 30 1980)BirthPavel Ponomaryov, Russian-Estonian actor
January 30th, 1980 (January 30 1980)BirthJoaozinho, Brazilian footballer
January 30th, 1980 (January 30 1980)DeathProfessor Longhair, American musician (born in 1918)
January 30th, 1979 (January 30 1979)EventVarig 707-323C freighter, flown by the same commander as Flight 820, disappears over the Pacific Ocean 30 minutes after taking off from Tokyo.
January 30th, 1978 (January 30 1978)BirthJohn Patterson, American baseball player
January 30th, 1977 (January 30 1977)BirthDeltha O Neal, American football player
January 30th, 1976 (January 30 1976)EventGeorge H. W. Bush becomes the 11th director of the CIA.George H. W. Bush Quotes
January 30th, 1976 (January 30 1976)BirthAndy Milonakis, American comedian
January 30th, 1975 (January 30 1975)BirthJuninho Pernambucano, Brazilian footballer
January 30th, 1975 (January 30 1975)BirthYumi Yoshimura, Japanese singer (Puffy Amiyumi)
January 30th, 1974 (January 30 1974)BirthChristian Bale, Welsh actor
January 30th, 1974 (January 30 1974)BirthOlivia Colman, English actress
January 30th, 1974 (January 30 1974)BirthJemima Khan, British socialite
January 30th, 1973 (January 30 1973)BirthJalen Rose, American basketball player
January 30th, 1972 (January 30 1972)EventBloody Sunday: British Paratroopers kill fourteen civil rights/anti internment marchers in Northern Ireland.
January 30th, 1972 (January 30 1972)EventPakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth of Nations.
January 30th, 1972 (January 30 1972)BirthLupillo Rivera, Mexican singer
January 30th, 1972 (January 30 1972)BirthChris Simon, Canadian ice hockey player
January 30th, 1971 (January 30 1971)BirthDarren Boyd, British actor
January 30th, 1971 (January 30 1971)BirthKimo von Oelhoffen, American football player
January 30th, 1969 (January 30 1969)EventThe Beatles last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records in London. The impromptu concert is broken up by the police.
January 30th, 1969 (January 30 1969)BirthCarolyn Kepcher, American businesswoman and reality TV show star
January 30th, 1969 (January 30 1969)DeathGeorges Pire, Belgian monk, Nobel laureate (born in 1910)
January 30th, 1968 (January 30 1968)EventVietnam War: The Tet Offensive begins when Viet Cong forces launch a series of surprise attacks in South Vietnam.
January 30th, 1968 (January 30 1968)BirthTrevor Dunn, American musician (Mr. Bungle, Fantomas, Secret Chiefs 3)
January 30th, 1968 (January 30 1968)BirthPrince Felipe of Spain
January 30th, 1966 (January 30 1966)BirthDanielle Goyette, Quebec female ice hockey player
January 30th, 1965 (January 30 1965)BirthJulie McCullough, American model and actress
January 30th, 1964 (January 30 1964)EventRanger program: Ranger 6 is launched.
January 30th, 1963 (January 30 1963)DeathFrancis Poulenc, French composer (born in 1899)
January 30th, 1962 (January 30 1962)EventTwo of the high-wire Flying Wallendas are killed when their seven-person pyramid collapses during a performance in Detroit, Michigan.
January 30th, 1962 (January 30 1962)BirthKing Abdullah II of Jordan
January 30th, 1962 (January 30 1962)BirthMary Kay Letourneau, American convicted statutory rapist
January 30th, 1962 (January 30 1962)DeathManuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (born in 1894)
January 30th, 1961 (January 30 1961)BirthDexter Scott King, American actor and son of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott KingMartin Luther Quotes
January 30th, 1959 (January 30 1959)BirthMark Eitzel, American singer and musician (American Music Club)
January 30th, 1959 (January 30 1959)BirthJody Watley, American singer
January 30th, 1958 (January 30 1958)BirthBrett Butler, American actress and comedian
January 30th, 1958 (January 30 1958)DeathJean Crotti, Swiss artist (born in 1878)
January 30th, 1958 (January 30 1958)DeathErnst Heinkel, German aviation engineer (born in 1888)
January 30th, 1957 (January 30 1957)BirthPayne Stewart, American golfer (died in 1999)
January 30th, 1956 (January 30 1956)EventAmerican civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. s home is bombed in retaliation for the Montgomery Bus Boycott.Martin Luther Quotes
January 30th, 1956 (January 30 1956)BirthJeremy Gittins, English actor
January 30th, 1956 (January 30 1956)BirthKeiichi Tsuchiya, Japanese racing driver
January 30th, 1955 (January 30 1955)BirthCurtis Strange, American golfer
January 30th, 1955 (January 30 1955)BirthJudith Tarr, American author
January 30th, 1952 (January 30 1952)BirthDoug Falconer, Canadian football player
January 30th, 1951 (January 30 1951)BirthPhil Collins, English musician
January 30th, 1951 (January 30 1951)BirthCharles S. Dutton, American actor
January 30th, 1951 (January 30 1951)BirthBobby Stokes, English former footballer (died in 1995)
January 30th, 1951 (January 30 1951)DeathFerdinand Porsche, Austrian automotive engineer (born in 1875)
January 30th, 1950 (January 30 1950)BirthTrinidad Silva, American actor (died in 1988)
January 30th, 1949 (January 30 1949)BirthPeter Agre, American biologist, Nobel laureate
January 30th, 1948 (January 30 1948)EventIndian pacifist and leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is assassinated by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu extremist.
January 30th, 1948 (January 30 1948)BirthNick Broomfield, English film- and documentary-maker
January 30th, 1948 (January 30 1948)BirthPaul Magee, Provisional Irish Republican Army member
January 30th, 1948 (January 30 1948)DeathMohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi, Indian freedom fighter (born in 1869)Mahatma Gandhi Quotes
January 30th, 1948 (January 30 1948)DeathOrville Wright, American aviation pioneer (born in 1871)
January 30th, 1947 (January 30 1947)BirthLes Barker, English poet
January 30th, 1947 (January 30 1947)BirthSteve Marriott, English musician (The Small Faces) (died in 1991)
January 30th, 1945 (January 30 1945)EventThe Wilhelm Gustloff, overfilled with refugees, sinks in the Baltic Sea after being torpedoed by a Soviet submarine, leading to the deadliest maritime disaster in known history, killing roughly 9,000 people.
January 30th, 1945 (January 30 1945)EventWorld War II: Raid at Cabanatuan: 126 American Rangers and Filipino resistance liberate 500 prisoners from the Cabanatuan POW camp.
January 30th, 1945 (January 30 1945)EventWorld War II: Hitler gives his last ever public address, a radio address on the 12th anniversary of his coming to power. (A subsequent address on February 24 was not read by Hitler.)
January 30th, 1945 (January 30 1945)BirthMichael Dorris, American author (died in 1997)
January 30th, 1944 (January 30 1944)EventWorld War II: United States troops land on Majuro.
January 30th, 1943 (January 30 1943)EventWorld War II: Second day of the Battle of Rennell Islandied in TheUSS Chicago (CA-29) is sunk and a U.S. destroyer is heavily damaged by Japanese torpedoes.
January 30th, 1943 (January 30 1943)EventHolocaust in Letychiv, Ukraine: The Nazi Gestapo commences mass shootings of Jews from Letychiv Ghetto. 200 surviving Jews from Letychiv slave labor camp are ordered to undress and are shot with a machine-gun into a ravine. Some 7,000 Jews were murdered in Letychiv.
January 30th, 1943 (January 30 1943)BirthDavey Johnson, American baseball player and manager
January 30th, 1942 (January 30 1942)BirthMarty Balin, American musician
January 30th, 1941 (January 30 1941)BirthGregory Benford, American author and scientist
January 30th, 1941 (January 30 1941)BirthDick Cheney, 46th Vice President of the United States
January 30th, 1941 (January 30 1941)BirthTineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer
January 30th, 1938 (January 30 1938)BirthIslom Karimov, President of Uzbekistan
January 30th, 1937 (January 30 1937)BirthEd Hansen, American film director and editor (died in 2005)
January 30th, 1937 (January 30 1937)BirthVanessa Redgrave, English actress
January 30th, 1937 (January 30 1937)BirthBoris Spassky, Russian chess player
January 30th, 1936 (January 30 1936)BirthF. Vernon Boozer, American politician
January 30th, 1936 (January 30 1936)BirthPatrick Caulfield, British painter and printmaker (died in 2005)
January 30th, 1936 (January 30 1936)BirthHorst Jankowski, German popular pianist (died in 1998)
January 30th, 1935 (January 30 1935)BirthRichard Brautigan, American writer and poet (died in 1984)Richard Brautigan Quotes
January 30th, 1934 (January 30 1934)DeathFrank Nelson Doubleday, American publisher (born in 1862)
January 30th, 1933 (January 30 1933)EventAdolf Hitler is sworn in as Chancellor of Germany.Adolf Hitler Quotes
January 30th, 1933 (January 30 1933)BirthLouis Rukeyser, American journalist (died in 2006)Louis Rukeyser Quotes
January 30th, 1932 (January 30 1932)BirthKnock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician
January 30th, 1931 (January 30 1931)BirthJohn Crosbie, Canadian politician
January 30th, 1931 (January 30 1931)BirthAllan W. Eckert, American historian, naturalist, and author
January 30th, 1931 (January 30 1931)BirthShirley Hazzard, Australian-born author
January 30th, 1930 (January 30 1930)EventThe world s first radiosonde is launched in Pavlovsk, USSR.
January 30th, 1930 (January 30 1930)BirthSandy Amoros, Cuban baseball player (died in 1992)
January 30th, 1930 (January 30 1930)BirthSamuel J. Byck, American attempted assassin of Richard Nixon (died in 1974)
January 30th, 1930 (January 30 1930)BirthGene Hackman, American actor
January 30th, 1930 (January 30 1930)BirthMagnus Malan, South African politician
January 30th, 1929 (January 30 1929)BirthLucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian surgeon and international aid worker (died in 1996)
January 30th, 1929 (January 30 1929)DeathLa Goulue, French Cancan dancer (born in 1866)
January 30th, 1928 (January 30 1928)BirthHal Prince, American stage producer and director
January 30th, 1928 (January 30 1928)DeathJohannes Andreas Grib Fibiger, Danish scientist, Nobel laureate (born in 1867)
January 30th, 1927 (January 30 1927)BirthOlof Palme, Prime Minister of Sweden (died in 1986)Olof Palme Quotes
January 30th, 1926 (January 30 1926)DeathBarbara La Marr, American actress (born in 1896)
January 30th, 1925 (January 30 1925)EventThe Government of Turkey throws Patriarch Constantine VI out of Istanbul.
January 30th, 1925 (January 30 1925)BirthDouglas Engelbart, American computer scientist
January 30th, 1925 (January 30 1925)BirthDorothy Malone, American actress
January 30th, 1924 (January 30 1924)BirthLloyd Alexander, American writer (died in 2007)
January 30th, 1922 (January 30 1922)BirthDick Martin, American comedian
January 30th, 1920 (January 30 1920)BirthCarwood Lipton, American WWII veteran (died in 2001)
January 30th, 1920 (January 30 1920)BirthDelbert Mann, American film director
January 30th, 1919 (January 30 1919)BirthNikolay Glazkov, Russian poet (died in 1979)
January 30th, 1918 (January 30 1918)BirthDavid Opatoshu, American television actor (died in 1996)
January 30th, 1917 (January 30 1917)BirthPaul Frere, Belgian racing driver and motorsport journalist died in 2008)
January 30th, 1915 (January 30 1915)BirthJoachim Peiper, German SS officer (died in 1976, by assassination)
January 30th, 1915 (January 30 1915)BirthJohn Profumo, British cabinet minister (died in 2006)
January 30th, 1914 (January 30 1914)BirthJohn Ireland, Canadian actor (died in 1992)
January 30th, 1914 (January 30 1914)BirthDavid Wayne, American actor (died in 1995)
January 30th, 1913 (January 30 1913)EventThe United Kingdom s House of Lords rejects the Irish Home Rule Bill.
January 30th, 1913 (January 30 1913)BirthPercy Thrower, British Television Gardener (died in 1988)
January 30th, 1912 (January 30 1912)BirthWerner Hartmann, German physicist (died in 1988)
January 30th, 1912 (January 30 1912)BirthFrancis Schaeffer, American Evangelical theologian and pastor (died in 1984)
January 30th, 1912 (January 30 1912)BirthBarbara W. Tuchman, American historian (died in 1989)
January 30th, 1911 (January 30 1911)EventThe destroyer USS Terry (DD-25) makes the first airplane rescue at sea saving the life of James McCurdy 10 miles from Havana, Cuba.
January 30th, 1911 (January 30 1911)EventThe Canadian Naval Service becomes the Royal Canadian Navy.
January 30th, 1911 (January 30 1911)BirthRoy Eldridge, American musician (died in 1989)
January 30th, 1910 (January 30 1910)BirthC Subramaniam, Indian politician (died in 2000)
January 30th, 1902 (January 30 1902)BirthNikolaus Pevsner, German-born art historian (died in 1983)
January 30th, 1901 (January 30 1901)BirthRudolf Caracciola, German race car driver (died in 1959)
January 30th, 1899 (January 30 1899)BirthMax Theiler, South African virologist, Nobel Prize Laureate (died in 1972)
January 30th, 1894 (January 30 1894)BirthTsar Boris III of Bulgaria (died in 1943)
January 30th, 1889 (January 30 1889)EventArchduke Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian crown, is found dead with his mistress Baroness Mary Vetsera in Mayerling.
January 30th, 1889 (January 30 1889)BirthJaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist (died in 1937)
January 30th, 1889 (January 30 1889)DeathCrown Prince Rudolph of Austria (born in 1858)
January 30th, 1882 (January 30 1882)BirthFranklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States (died in 1945)
January 30th, 1878 (January 30 1878)BirthAnton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (died in 1940)
January 30th, 1873 (January 30 1873)BirthGeorges Ricard-Cordingley, painter (died in 1939)
January 30th, 1869 (January 30 1869)DeathWilliam Carleton, Irish novelist (born in 1794)Will Carleton Quotes
January 30th, 1867 (January 30 1867)DeathEmperor Komei of Japan (born in 1831)
January 30th, 1862 (January 30 1862)EventThe first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched.
January 30th, 1861 (January 30 1861)BirthCharles Martin Loeffler, German-born composer (died in 1935)
January 30th, 1859 (January 30 1859)BirthTony Mullane, Irish-born American baseball player (died in 1944)
January 30th, 1858 (January 30 1858)EventThe first Halle concert is given in Manchester, England, marking the official founding of the Halle Orchestra as a full-time, professional orchestra.
January 30th, 1858 (January 30 1858)DeathCoenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist (born in 1778)
January 30th, 1847 (January 30 1847)EventYerba Buena, California is renamed San Francisco.
January 30th, 1841 (January 30 1841)EventA fire destroys two-thirds of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
January 30th, 1841 (January 30 1841)BirthFelix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (died in 1899)
January 30th, 1836 (January 30 1836)DeathBetsy Ross, American seamstress (born in 1752)
January 30th, 1835 (January 30 1835)EventIn the first assassination attempt against a President of the United States, Richard Lawrence attempts to shoot president Andrew Jackson.Andrew Jackson Quotes
January 30th, 1832 (January 30 1832)BirthInfanta Luisa Fernanda, Duchess of Montpensier (died in 1897)
January 30th, 1826 (January 30 1826)EventThe Menai Suspension Bridge, considered the world s first modern suspension bridge, connecting the Isle of Anglesey to the north West coast of Wales is opened.
January 30th, 1822 (January 30 1822)BirthFranz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist (died in 1899)
January 30th, 1820 (January 30 1820)EventEdward Bransfield sights the Trinity Peninsula and claims the discovery of Antarctica.
January 30th, 1816 (January 30 1816)BirthNathaniel Prentice Banks, 24th Governor of Massachusetts (died in 1894)
January 30th, 1806 (January 30 1806)EventThe original Lower Trenton Bridge (also called the Trenton Makes the World Takes Bridge), which spans the Delaware River between Morrisville, Pennsylvania and Trenton, New Jersey, is opened.
January 30th, 1790 (January 30 1790)EventThe first boat specializing as a lifeboat is tested on the River Tyne.
January 30th, 1781 (January 30 1781)BirthAdelbert von Chamisso, German writer (died in 1838)
January 30th, 1754 (January 30 1754)BirthJohn Lansing, Jr., American statesman (died in 1829)
January 30th, 1730 (January 30 1730)DeathTsar Peter II of Russia (born in 1715)
January 30th, 1720 (January 30 1720)BirthCharles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (died in 1778)
January 30th, 1697 (January 30 1697)BirthJohann Joachim Quantz, German flautist and composer (died in 1773)
January 30th, 1687 (January 30 1687)BirthJohann Balthasar Neumann, German architect (died in 1753)
January 30th, 1661 (January 30 1661)EventOliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed after having been dead for two years.Oliver Cromwell Quotes
January 30th, 1661 (January 30 1661)BirthCharles Rollin, French historian (died in 1741)
January 30th, 1649 (January 30 1649)EventKing Charles I of England is beheaded.
January 30th, 1649 (January 30 1649)DeathKing Charles I of England (executed) (born in 1600)
January 30th, 1648 (January 30 1648)EventEighty Years War: The Treaty of Munster is signed, ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain.
January 30th, 1615 (January 30 1615)BirthThomas Rolfe, American colonial settler and only child of Pocahontas and John Rolfe (died in 1675)
January 30th, 1606 (January 30 1606)DeathEverard Digby, English conspirator (born in 1578)
January 30th, 1574 (January 30 1574)DeathDamiao de Gois, Portuguese philosopher (born in 1502) Philo Quotes
January 30th, 1563 (January 30 1563)BirthFranciscus Gomarus, Dutch theologian (died in 1641)
January 30th, 1505 (January 30 1505)BirthThomas Tallis, English composer (died in 1585)
January 30th, 1384 (January 30 1384)DeathLouis II of Flanders (born in 1330)
January 30th, 1181 (January 30 1181)DeathEmperor Takakura of Japan (born in 1161)
January 30th, 1030 (January 30 1030)DeathWilliam V, Duke of Aquitaine (born in 969)
January 30th, 0133 (January 30 0133)BirthMarcus Severus Didius Julianus, Roman Emperor (died in 193) Julian Quotes

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