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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.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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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)

  • 1048
    Protestantism: The villagers around today’s Baden-Baden elect their own priest in defiance of the local bishop.
  • 1648
    Eighty Years’ War: The Treaty of Münster and Osnabrück is signed, ending the conflict between the Netherlands and Spain.
  • 1790
    The first boat specializing as a lifeboat is tested on the River Tyne.
  • 1925
    The Government of Turkey throws Patriarch Constantine VI out of Istanbul.
  • 1944
    World War II: United States troops land on Majuro.
  • 1960
    The African National Party is founded in Chad, through the merger of traditionalist parties.
  • 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.
  • 1989
    The American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan closes.
  • 1996
    Gino Gallagher, the suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army, is killed while waiting in line for his unemployment benefit.

Who were born on January 30?

  • 1889
    Jaishankar Prasad, Indian poet and dramatist (d. 1937)
  • 1912
    Barbara W. Tuchman, American historian (d. 1989)
  • 1915
    Joachim Peiper, German SS officer (d. 1976)
  • 1920
    Michael Anderson, English film director
  • 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
  • 1956
    Jeremy Gittins, English actor
  • 1959
    Jody Watley, American singer
  • 1959
    Mark Eitzel, American singer and musician (American Music Club)
  • 1968
    Trevor Dunn, American musician (Mr. Bungle, Fantômas, Secret Chiefs 3)
  • 1972
    Lupillo Rivera, Mexican singer

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