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Monday January 30, 2017

January 30: Day of the Week

January 30, 2017 was the 30th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 335 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Aquarius is the zodiac 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.

January 30 Historical Event(s)

  • 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.
  • 1847
    Yerba Buena, California is renamed San Francisco.
  • 1862
    The first American ironclad warship, the USS Monitor is launched.
  • 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
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Pig in Chinese astrology.
  • 1911
    The Canadian Naval Service becomes the Royal Canadian Navy.
  • 1945
    World War II: Raid at Cabanatuan: 126 American Rangers and Filipino resistance liberate 500 prisoners from the Cabanatuan POW camp.
  • 1989
    The American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan closes.
  • 1994
    Péter Lékó becomes the youngest chess grand master.
  • 2000
    Off the coast of Ivory Coast, Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 169.

Who were born on January 30?

  • 1861
    Charles Martin Loeffler, German-born composer (d. 1935)
  • 1866
    Gelett Burgess, American literary humorist (d. 1951)
  • 1890
    Bruno Kastner, German actor (d. 1932)
  • 1899
    Max Theiler, South African virologist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1972)
  • 1915
    Joachim Peiper, German SS officer (d. 1976)
  • 1920
    Carwood Lipton, American WWII veteran (d. 2001)
  • 1941
    Dick Cheney, American politician, 7th White House Chief of Staff, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming, 17th United States Secretary of Defense and 46th Vice President of the United States
  • 1943
    Davey Johnson, American baseball player and manager
  • 1978
    John Patterson, American baseball player
  • 1990
    Jake Thomas, American actor

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