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Monday January 30, 2017

January 30: Day of the Week

January 30, 2017 is the 30th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 335 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)

  • 1649
    King Charles I of England is beheaded.
  • 1667
    The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth cedes Kiev, Smolensk, and left-bank Ukraine to the Tsardom of Russia in the Treaty of Andrusovo.
  • 1790
    The first boat specializing as a lifeboat is tested on the River Tyne.
  • 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.
  • 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
    Ranger program: Ranger 6 is launched.
  • 1995
    Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.
  • 2000
    Off the coast of Ivory Coast, Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 169.

Who were born on January 30?

  • 1822
    Franz Ritter von Hauer, Austrian geologist (d. 1899)
  • 1901
    Rudolf Caracciola, German race car driver (d. 1959)
  • 1911
    Roy Eldridge, American musician (d. 1989)
  • 1928
    Hal Prince, American stage producer and director
  • 1948
    Miles Reid, English mathematician
  • 1948
    Nick Broomfield, English documentarian
  • 1948
    Paul Magee, Irish IRA figure
  • 1958
    Brett Butler, American actress and comedian
  • 1964
    Otis Smith, American basketball player
  • 1981
    Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer

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