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What Happened on January 30th This Day in History

Year Name
2020 The World Health Organization declares the COVID-19 pandemic to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
2013 Naro-1 becomes the first carrier rocket launched by South Korea.
2000 Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ivory Coast, killing 169.
1995 Hydroxycarbamide becomes the first approved preventive treatment for sickle cell disease.
1989 The American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is closed.
1982 Richard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code, which is 400 lines long and disguised as an Apple boot program called "Elk Cloner".
1979 A Varig Boeing 707-323C freighter, flown by the same commander as Flight 820, disappears over the Pacific Ocean 30 minutes after taking off from Tokyo.
1975 The Monitor National Marine Sanctuary is established as the first United States National Marine Sanctuary.
1974 Pan Am Flight 806 crashes near Pago Pago International Airport in American Samoa, killing 97.
1972 The Troubles: Bloody Sunday: British paratroopers open fire on anti-internment marchers in Derry, Northern Ireland, killing 13 people; another person later dies of injuries sustained.
1972 Pakistan leaves the Commonwealth of Nations in protest of its recognition of breakaway Bangladesh.
1969 The Beatles' last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records in London. The impromptu concert is broken up by the police.
1968 Vietnam War: Tet Offensive launch by forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese Army against South Vietnam, the United States, and their allies.
1964 In a bloodless coup, General Nguyễn Khánh overthrows General Dương Văn Minh's military junta in South Vietnam.
1960 The African National Party is founded in Chad, through the merger of traditionalist parties.
1959 The forces of the Sultanate of Muscat occupy the last strongholds of the Imamate of Oman, Saiq and Shuraijah, marking the end of Jebel Akhdar War in Oman.
1959 MS Hans Hedtoft, specifically designed to operate in icebound seas, strikes an iceberg on her maiden voyage and sinks, killing all 95 aboard.
1956 In the United States, Civil Rights Movement leader Martin Luther King Jr.'s home is bombed in retaliation for the Montgomery bus boycott.
1948 British South American Airways' Tudor IV Star Tiger disappears over the Bermuda Triangle.
1948 Following the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi in his home compound, India's prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, broadcasts to the nation, saying "The light has gone out of our lives".[10]
1945 World War II: The Wilhelm Gustloff, overfilled with German refugees, sinks in the Baltic Sea after being torpedoed by a Soviet submarine, killing approximately 9,500 people.
1945 World War II: Raid at Cabanatuan: One hundred and twenty-six American Rangers and Filipino resistance fighters liberate over 500 Allied prisoners from the Japanese-controlled Cabanatuan POW camp.
1944 World War II: The Battle of Cisterna, part of Operation Shingle, begins in central Italy.
1942 World War II: Japanese forces invade the island of Ambon in the Dutch East Indies. Some 300 captured Allied troops are killed after the surrender. One-quarter of the remaining POWs remain alive at the end of the war.
1933 Adolf Hitler's rise to power: Hitler takes office as the Chancellor of Germany.
1930 The Politburo of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union orders the confiscation of lands belonging to the Kulaks in a campaign of Dekulakization, resulting in the executions and forced deportations of millions.
1925 The Government of Turkey expels Patriarch Constantine VI from Istanbul.
1920 Japanese carmaker Mazda is founded, initially as a cork-producing company.
1911 The destroyer USS Terry makes the first airplane rescue at sea saving the life of Douglas McCurdy ten miles from Havana, Cuba.
1908 Indian pacifist and leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is released from prison by Jan C. Smuts after being tried and sentenced to two months in jail earlier in the month.
1902 The first Anglo-Japanese Alliance is signed in London.
1889 Archduke Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian crown, is found dead with his mistress Baroness Mary Vetsera in the Mayerling.
1862 The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched.
1858 The first Hallé concert is given in Manchester, England, marking the official founding of The Hallé orchestra as a full-time, professional orchestra.
1847 Yerba Buena, California is renamed San Francisco, California.
1835 In the first assassination attempt against a President of the United States, Richard Lawrence attempts to shoot president Andrew Jackson, but fails and is subdued by a crowd, including several congressmen as well as Jackson himself.
1826 The 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.
1820 Edward Bransfield sights the Trinity Peninsula and claims the discovery of Antarctica.
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.
1789 Tây Sơn forces emerge victorious against Qing armies and liberate the capital Thăng Long.
1703 The Forty-seven rōnin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master, by killing Kira Yoshinaka.
1661 Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, is ritually executed more than two years after his death, on the 12th anniversary of the execution of the monarch he himself deposed.
1649 Charles I of England is executed in Whitehall, London.
1648 Eighty Years' War: The Treaty of Münster and Osnabrück is signed, ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain.
1607 An estimated 200 square miles (51,800 ha) along the coasts of the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary in England are destroyed by massive flooding, resulting in an estimated 2,000 deaths.
1287 King Wareru founds the Hanthawaddy Kingdom, and proclaims independence from the Pagan Kingdom.
1018 Poland and the Holy Roman Empire conclude the Peace of Bautzen.
Famous People Born on January 30

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Year Name
1930 Magnus Malan, South African general and politician, South African Minister of Defence (d. 2011)
1931 John Crosbie, Canadian lawyer and politician, 34th Canadian Minister of Justice (d. 2020)
1914 David Wayne, American actor (d. 1995)
1944 Colin Rimer, English lawyer and judge
1987 Renato Santos, Brazilian footballer
1931 Shirley Hazzard, Australian-American novelist, short story writer, and essayist (d. 2016)
1973 Jalen Rose, American basketball player and sportscaster
1661 Charles Rollin, French historian and educator (d. 1741)
1580 Gundakar, Prince of Liechtenstein, court official in Vienna (d. 1658)
1943 Davey Johnson, American baseball player and manager
Famous People Deaths On January 30

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Date Name
1869 William Carleton, Irish author (b. 1794)
2001 Jean-Pierre Aumont, French soldier and actor (b. 1911)
1240 Pelagio Galvani, Leonese lawyer and cardinal (b. 1165)
1963 Francis Poulenc, French pianist and composer (b. 1899)
1858 Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Dutch zoologist and ornithologist (b. 1778)
1993 Alexandra of Yugoslavia, the last Queen of Yugoslavia (b. 1921)
1836 Betsy Ross, American seamstress, said to have designed the American Flag (b. 1752)
970 Peter I of Bulgaria
2004 Egon Mayer, Swiss-American sociologist (b. 1944)
2007 Sidney Sheldon, American author and screenwriter (b. 1917)