January 30 in History
1649January 30, 1649:
King Charles I of Great Britain and Ireland is executed in London.
1667January 30, 1667:
The Russia-Poland Thirteen Years’ War is brought to an end through the Truce of Andrusovo.
1920January 30, 1920:
The Japanese car company, Mazda is initially founded as Toyo Cork Kogyo, a cork manufacturing company.
1931January 30, 1931:
Charlie Chaplin’s silent film, “City Lights” premieres worldwide.
1933January 30, 1933:
Adolf Hitler is made the Chancellor of Germany by President Paul von Hindenburg.
1945January 30, 1945:
A Soviet submarine causes the German ocean liner, Wilhelm Gustloff, to sink killing approximately 9000 people.
1948January 30, 1948:
Indian independence movement leader, Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated by a Hindu extremist named Nathuram Godse.
1961January 30, 1961: “I Fall to Pieces” by Patsy Cline is released
1969January 30, 1969:
The Beatles perform live for the last time.
1995January 30, 1995:
Over 100,000 people are forced to evacuate from their homes in the Netherlands due to floods.