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Sunday January 30, 2022

January 30: Day of the Week

January 30, 2022 is the 30th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 335 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.

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

January 2022
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
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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)

  • 1048
    Protestantism: The villagers around today’s Baden-Baden elect their own priest in defiance of the local bishop.
  • 1703
    The Forty-seven Ronin, under the command of Ōishi Kuranosuke, avenge the death of their master.
  • 1820
    Edward Bransfield sights the Trinity Peninsula and claims the discovery of Antarctica.
  • 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.
  • 1945
    World War II: Raid at Cabanatuan: 126 American Rangers and Filipino resistance liberate 500 prisoners from the Cabanatuan POW camp.
  • 1948
    Indian pacifist and leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi known for his non-violent freedom struggle is assassinated by Pandit Nathuram Godse, a Hindu extremist.
  • 1956
    American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.'s home is bombed in retaliation for the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
  • 1968
    New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Earth Monkey in Chinese astrology.
  • 1979
    A Varig 707-323C freighter, flown by the same commander as Flight 820, disappears over the Pacific Ocean 30 minutes after taking off from Tokyo.

Who were born on January 30?

  • 1720
    Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist and entomologist (d. 1778)
  • 1889
    Jaishankar Prasad, Indian poet and dramatist (d. 1937)
  • 1925
    Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist
  • 1951
    Charles S. Dutton, American actor
  • 1955
    John Baldacci, American politician, 73rd governor of Maine
  • 1956
    Jeremy Gittins, English actor
  • 1974
    Jemima Khan, English socialite
  • 1974
    Olivia Colman, English actress
  • 1980
    Wilmer Valderrama, American actor
  • 1984
    Xi Zhang, American Painter

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