About January 30

January 30, 2022 is the 30th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 335 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Aquarius is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 2 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On January 30

  • 1649
    King Charles I of England is beheaded.
  • 1703
    The Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master.
  • 1820
    Edward Bransfield sights the Trinity Peninsula and claims the discovery of Antarctica.
  • 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.
  • 1847
    Yerba Buena, California is renamed San Francisco.
  • 1889
    Archduke Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian crown, is found dead with his mistress Baroness Mary Vetsera in Mayerling.
  • 1911
    The destroyer USS Terry makes the first airplane rescue at sea saving the life of James McCurdy 10 miles from Havana, Cuba.
  • 1925
    The Government of Turkey throws Patriarch Constantine VI out of Istanbul.
  • 1933
    Adolf Hitler is sworn in as Chancellor of Germany.
  • 1943
    World War II: Second day of the Battle of Rennell Island. The USS Chicago is sunk and a U.S. destroyer is heavily damaged by Japanese torpedoes.
  • 1945
    World War II: The Wilhelm Gustloff, overfilled with refugees, sinks in the Baltic Sea after being torpedoed by a Soviet submarine, leading to the deadliest known maritime disaster, killing approximately 9,400 people.
  • 1948
    Indian pacifist and leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi known for his non-violent freedom struggle is assassinated by Pandit Nathuram Godse, a Hindu extremist.
  • 1964
    In a bloodless coup, General Nguyen Khanh overthrows General Duong Van Minh’s military junta in South Vietnam.
  • 1964
    Ranger program: Ranger 6 is launched.
  • 1968
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  • 1971
    Carole King’s Tapestry album is released, it would become the longest charting album by a female solo artist and sell 24 million copies worldwide.
  • 1972
    Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • 1979
    A Varig 707-323C freighter, flown by the same commander as Flight 820, disappears over the Pacific Ocean 30 minutes after taking off from Tokyo.
  • 1982
    Richard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code, which is 400 lines long and disguised as an Apple boot program called “Elk Cloner”.
  • 1996
    Gino Gallagher, the suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army, is killed while waiting in line for his unemployment benefit.

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