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Events and People Who Made History on January 30

11th Century

1077 - Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Henry IV

14th Century

1349 - Gunther of Schwarzburg chosen German anti-king
1349 - Jews of Freilsburg Germany are massacred

15th Century

1467 - Battle at Velke Kostolany: Hungarian king Matyas Corvinus beats Bratrici
1487 - Bell chimes invented

16th Century

1522 - Duke of Albany takes captured French back to Scotland
1544 - Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland
1592 - Ippolito Aldobrandini elected Pope Clement VIII

17th Century

1647 - King Charles I handed over to English parliament
1647 - Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for 40 pounds
1648 - Spain and Netherlands sign Peace of Munster, ending Tachtigjarige War
1667 - Treaty of Andrussovo: Russia and Poland sign peace treaty

18th Century

1713 - England and Netherlands sign 2nd anti-French boundary treaty
1774 - Captain Cook reaches 71 degrees 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record)
1781 - Articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland
1790 - Lifeboat 1st tested at sea, by Mr. Greathead, the inventor
1797 - Congress refuses to accept 1st petitions from American blacks
1798 - Rep Matthew Lyon, Vermont spits in face of Rep Roger Griswold,Connecticut, in U.S. House of Representatives, after an argument

19th Century

1800 - U.S. population: 5,308,483; Black population 1,002,037 (18.9%)
1804 - Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River
1806 - Prussia takes possession of Hanover
1815 - Burned Library of Congress reestablished with Jefferson's 6500 vols
1818 - Keats composes his sonnet, "When I Have Fears"
1820 - Edward Bransfield aboard Williams discovers Antarctica (UK claim)
1835 - Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington D.C.
1847 - Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco
1853 - Emperor Napoleon III marries Eugenie Maria de Montijo y de Guzman
1854 - 1st election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast
1858 - Charles Halle founds Halle Orchestra in Manchester
1858 - William Wells Brown published 1st Black drama, "Leap to Freedom"
1862 - U.S. Navy's 1st ironclad warship, the Monitor, launched
1877 - Storm flood ravages Dutch coastal provinces
1879 - French President MacMahon resigns
1883 - England team presented with ashes of a bail after Sydney Test
1888 - Harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria
1889 - John Herschel uses camera obscura to photograph 48" (120cm) telescope
1889 - Victoria beat NSW after following on (NSW all out 63 needed 76)
1892 - Bobby Abel carries his bat for 132* for England in SCG Test
1892 - Captain Lugard occupies Uganda's King Mwanga's hide out
1894 - Pneumatic hammer patented by Charles King of Detroit
1894 - U.S. flag fired on in Rio; prompt satisfaction exacted by Admiral Benham
1895 - C. J. Eady (Tas) 1st Australian to score twin centuries (v Vic)
1895 - SS Elbe sinks after collision in North Sea, 332 killed
1895 - Tasmania beat Victoria for 1st F-C victory in 41 years

20th Century

1911 - 1st rescue of an air passenger by a ship, near Havana, Cuba
1913 - House of Lords rejects Irish Home Rule Bill
1915 - German submarine attack on Le Havre
1915 - No 10 batsman F W Hyett scores century on debut, Vic vs. Tas
1917 - 1st jazz record recorded (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
1919 - Reds hire Pat Moran as manager as Christy Mathewson, is still in France with U.S. Army
1920 - Quebec's Joe Malone sets NHL record of 7 goals in a game
1922 - Ted McDonald takes 8-58 in big Victorian win over NSW
1922 - World Law Day, 1st celebrated
1924 - Ponsford scores second 110 of the game in Vic win over NSW
1925 - Turkish government throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople
1927 - Left wins national election in Thuringen
1928 - 1st radio telephone connection between Netherlands and US
1928 - Bradman scores 134 not out (225 minutes, 13 fours) NSW vs. Vic
1928 - Eugene O'Neill's "Strange Interlude," premieres in New York City
1930 - Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Banya," premieres in Leningrad
1931 - Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" premieres at Los Angeles Theater
1932 - Grimmett 7-116 in South Africa 1st innings at Adelaide Oval
1933 - Adolph Hitler named German Chancellor, forms government with Von Papen
1933 - Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match
1933 - "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio
1934 - 1st theatrical presentation sponsored by U.S. government, New York City
1934 - Bert Ironmonger ends Sheffield Shield career age 51 years 298 days
1934 - Hitler proclamation on German unified states
1935 - Ezra Pound meets Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"
1936 - New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname
1936 - Victoria need 442 to win against NSW, but lose, all out for 415 They pick "The Bees" it doesn't catch on and is scrapped by 1940 season
1937 - 2nd of Stalin's purge trials; Pyatakov and 16 others sentenced to death
1939 - Heavy aftershocks destroy some of Chile
1939 - Hitler calls for extermination of European Jews
1940 - Benjamin Britten's "Lesson Illuminations" premieres in London
1940 - Cor Jongert wins 6th Dutch 11 Cities Skating Race
1940 - Hassett's second 122 of the game for Vic can't stop a NSW win
1941 - Australian troops conquer Derna Libya
1942 - Japanese troops land on Ambon
1943 - 6 British Mosquito's daylight bomb Berlin
1943 - German assault on French in Tunisia
1943 - German under officers shot down in Haarlem, Netherlands
1943 - Hitler promotes Friedrich von Paul to general-Field Marshal
1943 - Illegal opposition newspaper Loyal begins publishing
1943 - USS Chicago sinks in Pacific Ocean
1944 - U.S. invades Majuro, Marshall Islands
1945 - German ship "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed, 4,800 killed
1945 - "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed off Danzig by Soviet sub-c 7,700 die
1946 - 1st issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime
1948 - 5th Winter Olympic games open in St. Moritz, Switzerland
1950 - "Robert Montgomery Presents" dramatic anthology premieres on NBC TV
1951 - Belgium refuses to allow communists to make speeches on radio
1952 - Paul Creston's 4th Symphony, premieres
1954 - Belgium ends trade agreement with U.S.S.R.
1954 - Italy's Fanfani government resigns
1956 - Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes"
1956 - KRMA TV channel 6 in Denver, CO (PBS) begins broadcasting
1956 - KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting
1956 - Martin Luther King, Jr's home bombed
1957 - U.S. Congress accepts the Eisenhower-doctrine
1958 - 1st 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas Tx
1958 - Baseball announces players and coaches rather than fans pick all stars
1958 - Dore Schary's "Sunrise at Campobello," premieres in New York City
1958 - House of Lords passes bill allowing women in
1959 - Australia 1-200 1st day 4th Test vs. England, Adelaide Oval
1959 - Paul Hindemith's symphony "Pittsburgh," premieres
1960 - CIA OKs Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft
1960 - Dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands
1960 - Riot curtails third days play at Port-Of-Spain WI vs. England
1960 - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
1960 - U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins
1961 - Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC
1961 - John F. Kennedy asks for an Alliance for Progress and Peace Corp
1961 - KAET TV channel 8 in Phoenix, Arizona (PBS) begins broadcasting
1961 - Lance Gibbs takes hat-trick (Mackay, Grout, Misson) at Adelaide
1962 - 2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit
1962 - U.N. General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola)
1962 - U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964 - Military coup of General Nguyen Khanh in South Vietnam
1964 - Ranger 6 launched; makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail
1965 - State funeral of Winston Churchill
1965 - "The Name Game" by Shirley Ellis hits #3
1966 - -19 degrees F (-28 degrees C), Corinth, Mississippi (state record)
1966 - -27 degrees F (-33 degrees C), New Market, Alabama (state record)
1966 - Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:05.2)
1966 - Dmitri Sjostakovitsj completes his 11th string quartet
1968 - Bobby Goldsboro records his biggest hit, "Honey"
1968 - Vietcong launch Tet-offensive on U.S. embassy in Saigon
1969 - Beatles perform their last gig together, a free concert
1969 - U.S. / Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere
1971 - "Ari" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 19 performances
1971 - Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his 1st Test bowl, vs. England
1971 - UCLA starts 88 basketball game win streak
1972 - Bloody Sunday: British soldiers shoot on catholics in Londonderry, 13 die
1972 - Pakistan withdraws from the British Commonwealth
1973 - 1st Kiss concert (Queens New York)
1973 - 26th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at New York Rangers
1973 - Jury finds Watergate defendants Liddy and McCord guilty on all counts
1973 - KISS plays their 1st show (Coventry Club in Queens New York)
1974 - U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1976 - 1st-class debut of Dav Whatmore, in Johannesburg
1976 - George Bush becomes 11th director of CIA (until 1977)
1976 - William E. Colby, ends term as 10th director of CIA
1977 - 8th (final) part of "Roots" is most-watched entertainment show ever
1977 - Allan Border scores 36 in his 1st-class innings (NSW vs. Qld)
1977 - Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr president of Hall of Fame
1978 - Addie Joss and Larry MacPhail elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1978 - Mutual Broadcasting Network begins airing Larry King Show on radio
1979 - Rhodesia agrees to new constitution
1980 - Edward Albee's "Lady from Dubuque," premieres in New York City
1981 - 8th American Music Award: Kenny Rogers wins
1982 - U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners
1983 - Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ
1983 - Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda of Deer Creek Golf Classic
1983 - Superbowl XVII: Washington Red Skins beat Miami Dolphins, 27-17 in Pasadena Superbowl MVP: John Riggins, Washington, RB
1988 - Hansie Cronje gets a pair in 2nd 1st-class game (OFS vs. N Tvl)
1989 - 16th American Music Award: Randy Travis and George Michael wins
1989 - 5 pharoah sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor
1989 - Joel Steinberg found guilty of 1st degree manslaughter of daughter
1989 - Last day of 1st class cricket for Dav Whatmore
1992 - Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands
1993 - 100,000n Europeans demonstrate against fascism and racism
1993 - 67th Australian Women's Tennis Open: Monica Seles beat Graf (46 63 62)
1994 - 68th Australian Women's Tennis Open: S Graf beats A S Vicario (60 62)
1994 - 82nd Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (76 64 64)
1994 - Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.76)
1994 - Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts
1994 - Superbowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Superbowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB
1995 - 22nd American Music Award: Boyz II Men and Ace of Base win
1995 - Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air
1995 - Car bomb explodes in Algiers, 42 killed/296 injured
1995 - Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of "Tonight Show"
1997 - Minuteman III launches
1998 - All-Star Florida Marlin catcher Darren Daulton, retires
1998 - Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Indianapolis, Indiana on WNAP 93.1 FM
1998 - Paul Simon's "The Capeman," premieres

21st Century

2000 - Kenya Airways flight 431 crashes near Cote d'Ivoire, killing 170, likely cause was a mechnical problem
2000 - NFL Pro Bowl
2000 - Super Bowl XXXIV, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, St. Louis Rams beat Tennessee Titans 23-16
2005 - Parliamentary elections in Iraq, the first since 1958
2007 - Microsoft releases Windows Vista


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