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    • January 30, 1467 Battle at Velke Kostolany Hung king M ty s Corvinus beats BratrĄci

    • January 30, 1487 Bell chimes invented

    • January 30, 1522 Duke of Albany takes captured French back to Scotland

    • January 30, 1544 Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland

    • January 30, 1595 "Shakespere's ""Romeo and Juilet"" was first performed"

    • January 30, 1646 "Father de Nouë, a Jesuit priest, freezes to death in a blizzard on the way to Fort Richelieu"

    • January 30, 1647 "Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for œ400,"

    • January 30, 1648 "Eighty Years' War: The Treaty of Mnster signed, ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain."

    • January 30, 1649 UK hist King Charles I executed (see 1660 for Regicides)

    • January 30, 1661 "Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is formally executed - after having been dead for two years."

    • January 30, 1774 "Captain Cook reaches 71§ 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record)"

    • January 30, 1790 "Lifeboat first tested at sea, by Mr Greathead, the inventor"

    • January 30, 1790 The first boat specialized as a lifeboat is tested on the River Tyne.

    • January 30, 1797 Congress refuses to accept first petitions from American blacks

    • January 30, 1800 "US population 5,308,483; Black population 1,002,037 (18.9%)"

    • January 30, 1804 Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River

    • January 30, 1806 Prussia takes possession of Hanover

    • January 30, 1806 "The 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 30, 1815 Burned Library of Congress reestablished with Jefferson's 6500 volumes

    • January 30, 1818 "Keats composes his sonnet, ""When I Have Fears"""

    • January 30, 1820 Edward Bransfield aboard Williams discovers Antarctica

    • January 30, 1826 "The Menai Suspension Bridge connecting the Isle of Anglesey to the north West coast of Wales was opened. The bridge was not the first suspension bridge, but was so much larger than anything previously built that it is considered the world's first modern suspension bridge."

    • January 30, 1826 UK hist Telford's Menai Straits Bridge opened ? considered the world's first modern suspension bridge

    • January 30, 1835 "In the first assassination attempt against an USA President, a mentally ill man named Richard Lawrence attempts to assassinate President Andrew Jackson in the United States Capitol. Both of Lawrence's pistols misfire, and Jackson proceeds to beat his would-be assassin with his cane."

    • January 30, 1835 Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington DC

    • January 30, 1841 "A fire destroys two-thirds of the then villa (now city) of Mayagez, Puerto Rico."

    • January 30, 1847 Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco

    • January 30, 1853 Emperor Napoleon III marries Eug‚nie Maria de Montijo y de Guzman

    • January 30, 1854 "The first election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast"

    • January 30, 1858 Charles Hall‚ founds Hall‚ Orchestra in Manchester

    • January 30, 1858 "William Wells Brown published first Black drama, ""Leap to Freedom"""

    • January 30, 1862 "The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched."

    • January 30, 1862 US Navy's first ironclad warship (Monitor) launched

    • January 30, 1877 Storm flood ravages Dutch coastal provinces

    • January 30, 1879 French President MacMahon resigns

    • January 30, 1883 England team presented with ashes of a bail after Sydney Test

    • January 30, 1888 Harry Moses 297 not out for New South Wales against Victoria

    • January 30, 1889 "Archduke Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian crown, was found dead with his mistress Baroness Mary Vetsera in Mayerling ."

    • January 30, 1889 "Austria's Archduke Rudolph, 31, is found dead with his mistress Baroness Marie Vetser, 17, at Rudolph's hunting lodge Mayerling outside Vienna"

    • January 30, 1889 Victoria beat New South Wales after following on (New South Wales all out 63 needed 76)

    • January 30, 1892 Bobby Abel carries his bat for 132* for England in SCG Test

    • January 30, 1892 Captain Lugard occupies Uganda's King Mwanga's hide out

    • January 30, 1894 Pneumatic hammer patented by Charles King of Detroit

    • January 30, 1894 US flag fired on in Rio; prompt satisfaction exacted by Admiral Benham

    • January 30, 1895 C J Eady (Tasmania) first Australian to score twin centuries (vs Victoria)

    • January 30, 1895 "SS Elbe sinks after collision in North Sea, 332 killed"

    • January 30, 1895 Tasmania beat Victoria for first F-C victory in 41 years

    • January 30, 1900 United Kingdom forces fighting Boers in South Africa ask for reinforcements.

    • January 30, 1911 The Canadian Naval Service becomes the Royal Canadian Navy.

    • January 30, 1911 "The destroyer USS Terry makes the first airplane rescue at sea saving the life of James McCurdy 10 miles from Havana, Cuba."

    • January 30, 1911 "The first rescue of an air passenger by a ship, near Havana, Cuba"

    • January 30, 1913 House of Lords rejects Irish Home Rule Bill

    • January 30, 1915 German submarine attack on Le Havre

    • January 30, 1915 "No 10 batsman F W Hyett scores century on debut, Victoria vs Tasmania"

    • January 30, 1921 French rapist-murderer Henri-D‚sir‚ Landru sentenced to death

    • January 30, 1922 Ted McDonald takes 8-58 in big Victorian win over New South Wales

    • January 30, 1922 "World Law Day, first celebrated"

    • January 30, 1924 Ponsford scores second 110 of the game in Victoria win over New South Wales

    • January 30, 1925 Government of Turkey throws Patriarch Constantine VI out of Istanbul.

    • January 30, 1925 Turkish government throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople

    • January 30, 1927 Left wins national election in Thringen

    • January 30, 1930 Police arrest 9 members of the Standard Exchange for fraud; including members of the 5 biggest mining companies

    • January 30, 1930 "the world's first radiosonde is launched in Pavlovsk, USSR"

    • January 30, 1932 Grimmett 7-116 in South Africa first innings at Adelaide Oval

    • January 30, 1933 "Adolph Hitler named German Chancellor, forms government with Von Papen"

    • January 30, 1933 "Grimmett takes 7-86 for South Africa in Queensland 2nd inn, 13-135 for match"

    • January 30, 1933 "The first episode of the Lone Ranger radio show is broadcast on Detroit station WXYZ. Hi yo, Silver, away!"

    • January 30, 1933 UK hist Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany

    • January 30, 1934 Bert Ironmonger ends Sheffield Shield career age 51 years 298 days

    • January 30, 1934 Hitler proclamation on German unified states

    • January 30, 1935 "Ezra Pound meets Mussolini, reads from a draft of ""Cantos"""

    • January 30, 1936 "Victoria need 442 to win against New South Wales, but lose, all out for 415"

    • January 30, 1937 2nd of Stalin's purge trials; Pyatakov & 16 others sentenced to death

    • January 30, 1939 Hitler calls for the extermination of Jews

    • January 30, 1940 Hassett's second 122 of the game for Victoria can't stop a New South Wales win

    • January 30, 1941 Australian troops conquer Derna Libya

    • January 30, 1942 "Hitler speaks at the Sports Palace in Berlin, ""The war will end with the complete annihilation of the Jews."""

    • January 30, 1942 Japanese troops land on Ambon

    • January 30, 1943 6 British Mosquito's daylight bomb Berlin

    • January 30, 1943 German assault on French in Tunisia

    • January 30, 1943 Hitler promotes Friedrich von Paul to General - field marshal

    • January 30, 1943 "Holocaust in Letychiv, Ukraine: German Gestapo commence mass shootings of Jews from Letychiv Ghetto. 200 surviving Jews from Letychiv slave labor camp were ordered to undress and were shot with machine-gun into a ravine. Some 7,000 Jews were murdered in Letychiv."

    • January 30, 1943 Illegal opposition newspaper Loyal begins publishing

    • January 30, 1943 USS Chicago sinks in Pacific Ocean

    • January 30, 1944 "US invades Majuro, Marshall Islands"

    • January 30, 1945 "The 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 30, 1945 World War II: 126 American Rangers and Filipino resistance liberate 500 prisoners from the Cabanatuan POW camp.

    • January 30, 1946 The first issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime

    • January 30, 1948 "5th Winter Olympic games open in St Moritz, Switzerland"

    • January 30, 1948 "Indian pacifist and leader Mohandas Gandhi is assassinated by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu extremist."

    • January 30, 1948 "Mahatma Gandhi, Indian political and spiritual leader, is assassinated by a Hindu extremist."

    • January 30, 1951 Belgium refuses to allow communists to make speeches on radio

    • January 30, 1954 Belgium ends trade agreement with USSR

    • January 30, 1954 "In Liverpool, Nova Scotia a freak winter tornado touches down near Liverpool."

    • January 30, 1954 Italy's Fanfani government resigns

    • January 30, 1957 "Born in Brazil Dr. Henrique Cesar Dicencia, engineer that brought large contribution to the fluid power industry"

    • January 30, 1957 "US Congress accepts ""Eisenhower-doctrine"""

    • January 30, 1958 House of Lords passes bill allowing women in

    • January 30, 1958 "The first 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas TX"

    • January 30, 1959 "Australia 1-200 first day 4th Test vs England, Adelaide Oval"

    • January 30, 1960 CIA allows Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft (Oxcart) lookout Mr. Powers

    • January 30, 1960 Dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands

    • January 30, 1960 Riot curtails third day's play at Port-Of-Spain West Indies vs England

    • January 30, 1961 Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC

    • January 30, 1961 JFK asks for an Alliance for Progress & Peace Corps

    • January 30, 1962 2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit

    • January 30, 1962 "Two of the high-wire Flying Wallendas are killed when their famous seven-person pyramid collapses during a performance in Detroit, Michigan."

    • January 30, 1962 UN General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola)

    • January 30, 1964 In Montreal Quebec terrorists raid armoury in Montreal for weapons and ammunition; group calling itself Comité révolutionnaire du Québe

    • January 30, 1964 Military coup of General Nguyen Khanh in South Vietnam

    • January 30, 1964 "NASA launches the unmanned probe Ranger Six, designed to crash-land on the lunar surface. Makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail"

    • January 30, 1964 Number one hit on UK music charts - The Searchers - Needles & Pins

    • January 30, 1965 """The Name Game"" by Shirley Ellis hits #3"

    • January 30, 1965 State funeral of Winston Churchill

    • January 30, 1966 "-19F (-28C), Corinth MS (state record)"

    • January 30, 1966 "-27F (-33C), New Market AL (state record)"

    • January 30, 1968 "Bobby Goldsboro records his biggest hit, ""Honey"""

    • January 30, 1968 Communist forces launch a series of surprise attacks against South Vietnamese targets on the first day of the Tet Offensive.

    • January 30, 1969 "The Beatles' last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records in London. The impromptu concert is broken up by the police."

    • January 30, 1969 US/Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere

    • January 30, 1971 "Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his first Test bowl, vs England"

    • January 30, 1971 Number one hit on UK music charts - George Harrison - My Sweet Lord

    • January 30, 1972 "British soldiers shoot and kill 13 Roman Catholic civil rights marchers in Northern Ireland. This inspired the U2 song Sunday, Bloody Sunday."

    • January 30, 1972 Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth of Nations.

    • January 30, 1973 Jury finds Watergate defendants Liddy & McCord guilty on all counts

    • January 30, 1973 KISS plays their first show (Coventry Club in Queens NY)

    • January 30, 1973 Winnipeg-based Investors Growth Fund of Canada first foreign mutual fund to sell units in Japan

    • January 30, 1975 First faroese stamp issued.

    • January 30, 1975 "Ontario starts Wintario lottery to raise money for sports, recreation and cultural activities and facilities"

    • January 30, 1976 George H. W. Bush becomes 11th director of the CIA until 1977.

    • January 30, 1976 "William E Colby, ends term as 10th director of CIA"

    • January 30, 1977 "8th (final) part of ""Roots"" is most-watched entertainment show ever"

    • January 30, 1977 Allan Border scores 36 in his 1st-class innings (New South Wales vs Queesland)

    • January 30, 1978 Mutual Broadcasting Network begins airing Larry King Show on radio

    • January 30, 1979 "Iran announces that Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini is returning, ending his exile in France."

    • January 30, 1979 Rhodesia agrees to new constitution

    • January 30, 1979 "Varig 707-323C freighter, flown by the same commander of Flight 820, disappears over the ocean 30 minutes after taking off from Tokyo."

    • January 30, 1981 8th American Music Award Kenny Rogers wins

    • January 30, 1982 Number one hit on UK music charts - Shakin' Stevens - Oh Julie

    • January 30, 1982 "Richard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code, which is 400 lines long and disguised as an Apple boot program called ""Elk Cloner."""

    • January 30, 1983 Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ

    • January 30, 1985 "In Ottawa Federal government states that metric measurement will continue to be mandatory, but retailers can use the imperial system at the same time(typically Canadian)"

    • January 30, 1988 Hansie Cronje gets a pair in 2nd 1st-class game (OFS vs N Tvl)

    • January 30, 1988 Number one hit on UK music charts - Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now

    • January 30, 1989 16th American Music Award Randy Travis & George Michael win

    • January 30, 1989 5 pharoah sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor

    • January 30, 1989 "Former defense attorney Joel Steinberg is convicted in New York of first-degree manslaughter in the death of his daughter, Lisa, aged 6."

    • January 30, 1989 Joel Steinberg found guilty of first degree manslaughter of daughter

    • January 30, 1989 Last day of first class cricket for Dav Whatmore

    • January 30, 1989 "Olympian, Bruce Kimball, is sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing 2 teenagers in a drunk driving accident"

    • January 30, 1989 "The American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan closes."

    • January 30, 1990 "Canada's Finance Minister Michael Wilson gets the 7% Goods and Services Tax bill through first reading in the Commons, and we still hate it"

    • January 30, 1990 In Ottawa the CBC President Gerard Veilleux announces 500 jobs to be cut at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation over the next year

    • January 30, 1991 The Hudson's Bay Company announces it is selling its fur business due to declining sales

    • January 30, 1992 Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands

    • January 30, 1993 "100,000n Europeans demonstrate against fascism & racism"

    • January 30, 1994 Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wickets

    • January 30, 1994 Pter Lk becomes the youngest grand master in chess.

    • January 30, 1994 "The Buffalo Bills suffer their fourth straight Super Bowl loss, as they are defeated by the The Dallas Cowboys, 30-13, in Super Bowl 28."

    • January 30, 1995 22nd American Music Award Boyz II Men & Ace of Base win

    • January 30, 1995 Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air

    • January 30, 1995 "Car bomb explodes in Algiers, 42 killed/296 injured"

    • January 30, 1995 "Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of ""Tonight Show"""

    • January 30, 1995 Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.

    • January 30, 1996 Comet Hyakutake is discovered by Japanese amateur astronomer Yuji Hyakutake.

    • January 30, 1996 Suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army Gino Gallagher is killed while in line for his unemployment benefit.

    • January 30, 1997 Damage from recent floods in California is pushing the billion dollar mark and could climb higher once final figures are in.

    • January 30, 1997 Minuteman III launches

    • January 30, 1997 The Maine Yankee nuclear station has been placed on a U.S. government watch list of plants needing increased regulatory attention. The plant has experienced more than a year ofsafety and maintenance problems.

    • January 30, 1998 "Paul Simon's ""The Capeman,"" premieres"

    • January 30, 1998 The U.S. and Japan sign a pact allowing Americans to fly to Japan and other Asian destinations from more U.S. cities.

    • January 30, 2000 "Off the coast of Ivory Coast, Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 169."

    • January 30, 2003 Belgium legally recognizes same-sex marriage.

    • January 30, 2007 "Microsoft releases its next Operating system, Windows Vista, and 2007 Microsoft Office System."







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