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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.

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January 30 Historical Event(s)

  • 1649
    King Charles I of England is beheaded.
  • 1820
    Edward Bransfield sights the Trinity Peninsula and claims the discovery of Antarctica.
  • 1858
    The first Hallé concert is given in Manchester, England, marking the official founding of the Hallé Orchestra as a full-time, professional orchestra.
  • 1911
    The destroyer USS Terry makes the first airplane rescue at sea saving the life of James McCurdy 10 miles from Havana, Cuba.
  • 1913
    The United Kingdom’s House of Lords rejects the Irish Home Rule Bill.
  • 1944
    World War II: United States troops land on Majuro.
  • 1945
    World War II: The Wilhelm Gustloff, overfilled with refugees, sinks in the Baltic Sea after being torpedoed by a Soviet submarine, leading to the deadliest known maritime disaster, killing approximately 9,400 people.
  • 1964
    In a bloodless coup, General Nguyen Khanh overthrows General Duong Van Minh’s military junta in South Vietnam.
  • 1968
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  • 1995
    Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.

Who were born on January 30?

  • 1697
    Johann Joachim Quantz, German flautist and composer (d. 1773)
  • 1915
    Joachim Peiper, German SS officer (d. 1976)
  • 1924
    Lloyd Alexander, American writer (d. 2007)
  • 1931
    Allan W. Eckert, American naturalist and author
  • 1931
    John Crosbie, Canadian politician
  • 1951
    Phil Collins, English musician
  • 1966
    Danielle Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1972
    Chris Simon, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1975
    Yumi Yoshimura, Japanese singer (Puffy Amiyumi)
  • 1981
    Peter Crouch, English footballer

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