Historical Events In January - 30
Monday, 25 September 2023
1962 Two members of the Flying Wallendas family of high-wire performers are killed when their human pyramid collapses during a performance in Detroit, Michigan on this day in history.
1962 UN General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola) on January - 30.
1962 On January - 30 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1963 P F "Plum" Warner, cricketer (England mgr during Bodyline tour), dies on this day in history.
1964 On January - 30 in Montreal Quebec terrorists raid armoury in Montreal for weapons and ammunition; group calling itself Comité révolutionnaire du Québe
1964 Military coup of General Nguyen Khanh in South Vietnam on January - 30.
1964 On January - 30 nASA launches the unmanned probe Ranger Six, designed to crash-land on the lunar surface.
1964 Ranger 6 launched; makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail on January - 30.
1964 Berthold Altaner, German church historian, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1965 "The Name Game" by Shirley Ellis hits #3 on January - 30.
1965 On January - 30 state funeral of Winston Churchill
1965 Vic Jackson, cricketer (NSW/Leicerstershire off-spinner), dies in car on January - 30.
1966 -19ºF (-28ºC), Corinth MS (state record) on January - 30.
1966 On January - 30 -27ºF (-33ºC), New Market AL (state record)
1967 Lee Morgan, actor (Dungeons of Harrow, Last Rebel), dies on January - 30.
1968 On January - 30 bobby Goldsboro records his biggest hit, "Honey"
1968 On January - 30 communist forces launch a series of surprise attacks against South Vietnamese targets on the first day of the Tet Offensive.
1968 On January - 30 vietcong launch Tet-offensive
1968 Tsugouharu T Foujita, Japanese/French painter, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1969 On this day in history beatles perform their last gig together, a free concert on the roof of Apple
1969 On this day in history uS/Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere
1969 Allan Welsh Dulles, US diplomat/director (CIA 1953-61), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1970 On January - 30 malcolm Keen, English actor (Uncle Chris-Mama), dies at 82
1971 On this day in history dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his first Test bowl, vs England
1972 On January - 30 bloody Sunday British soldiers shoot on catholics in Londonderry, 13 die
1972 British soldiers shoot and kill 13 Roman Catholic civil rights marchers in Northern Ireland. This inspired the U2 song Sunday, Bloody Sunday on January - 30.
1972 Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth on this day in history.
1972 On January - 30 karel Boleslav Jirak, composer, dies at 81
1973 On this day in history jury finds Watergate defendants Liddy &McCord guilty on all counts
1973 KISS plays their first show (Coventry Club in Queens NY) on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history winnipeg-based Investors Growth Fund of Canada first foreign mutual fund to sell units in Japan
1973 On this day in history jack McGowan, actor (On Our Selection), dies at 54
1974 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakstan/Semipalatinsk USSR on January - 30.
1974 On this day in history bill Whitty, cricketer (37 wkts v South Africa 1910-11 series), dies