This day in history - January 30

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This day in history - January 30.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, January 30, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on January 30 encompassed events relating to the Bristol Channel Floods, Beheading of Charles I of England, Posthumous Execution of Oliver Cromwell, Discovery of Antarctica, Attempted Assassination of U.S. President Andrew Jackson, Launch of the First American Ironclad Ship, Appointment of Hitler as German Chancellor, Assassination of Mahatma Ghandi, Birth of Phil Collins and Beatles Last Public Performance. Many famous people were associated with these momentous events including Unfortunately not recorded, Charles I, John Cook, Oliver Cromwell, Charles I, Edward Bransfield, William Smith,Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, Andrew Jackson, Richard Lawrence, John Ericsson, Adolph Hitler, Paul von Hindenburg, Mahatma Ghandi, Nathuram Vinayak Godse, Narayan Apte, Phil Collins and John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston.

Bristol Channel Floods - January 30, 1607: On this day in history, January 30, 1607, crucial events took place today in Bristol Channel, England, relating to the Bristol Channel Floods. On January 30, 1607, floods broke the coastal defences along the Bristol Channel causing devastation in Gloucestershire, Somerset, Devon and South Wales. Approximately 2,000 people were drowned with villages being washed away. Recent research suggests the floods may have been caused by a tsunami. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1607 were Unfortunately not recorded. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Bristol Channel Floods *** Date: January 30, 1607 *** Place: Bristol Channel, England *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Beheading of Charles I of England - January 30, 1649: On this day in history, January 30, 1649, significant events took place today in London, England, respecting the Beheading of Charles I of England. King Charles I of England was put on trial, accused of Treason, with Solicitor General John Cook prosecuting. He was found guilty and sentenced to death. King Charles I was beheaded at the Palace of Whitehall. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1649 were Charles I, John Cook. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Beheading of Charles I of England *** Date: January 30, 1649 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Posthumous Execution of Oliver Cromwell - January 30, 1661: On this day in history, January 30, 1661, critical events took place today in London, England, regarding the Posthumous Execution of Oliver Cromwell. Oliver Cromwell, who had deposed Charles I, died on September 3, 1658. On January 30, 1661, after the restoration of the Monarchy, Cromwell's body was exhumed from Westminster Abbey and posthumously executed. His body was hung in chains at Tyburn before being thrown into a pit. His severed head was put outside Westminster Hall on a pole until 1685. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1661 were Oliver Cromwell, Charles I. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Posthumous Execution of Oliver Cromwell *** Date: January 30, 1661 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 17th Century *** This day in history ***

Discovery of Antarctica - January 30, 1820: On this day in history, January 30, 1820, important events took place today in Antarctica, in respect of the Discovery of Antarctica. In 1819 Edward Bransfield was posted to Valparaiso, Chile, as a Master in the Royal Navy. He was sent to survey the South Shetland Islands with Merchant Ship owner and Captain William Smith who had just discovered them. On January 30, 1820, Bransfield spotted Trinity Peninsular, on the Antarctic mainland. It's believed that Russian explorer, Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen, may have caught sight of Antarctica two days earlier. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1820 were Edward Bransfield, William Smith,Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Discovery of Antarctica *** Date: January 30, 1820 *** Place: Antarctica *** Category: Exploration *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Attempted Assassination of U.S. President Andrew Jackson - January 30, 1835: On this day in history, January 30, 1835, critical events took place today in Washington D.C., USA, regarding the Attempted Assassination of U.S. President Andrew Jackson. On January 30, 1835, house painter Richard Lawrence attempted to shoot President Andrew Jackson outside the United States Capitol. The attempt failed when both his pistols misfired. Following the attempt, President Jackson beat him with a cane. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1835 were Andrew Jackson, Richard Lawrence. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Attempted Assassination of U.S. President Andrew Jackson *** Date: January 30, 1835 *** Place: Washington D.C., USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Launch of the First American Ironclad Ship - January 30, 1862: On this day in history, January 30, 1862, important events took place today in New York, USA, in respect of the Launch of the First American Ironclad Ship. USS Monitor, America's first ironclad ship, was designed by Swedish born John Ericsson and launched in New York on January 30, 1862. During the civil war she sank several confederate ships. She was lost at sea, during a storm, while under tow. She was found in 1973 and partially salvaged. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1862 were John Ericsson. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Launch of the First American Ironclad Ship *** Date: January 30, 1862 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Inventions *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Appointment of Hitler as German Chancellor - January 30, 1933: On this day in history, January 30, 1933, significant events took place today in Berlin, Germany, respecting the Appointment of Hitler as German Chancellor. German President Paul von Hindenburg appointed Adolph Hitler as Chancellor on January 30, 1933. From this position he gained plenary powers until the death of Hindenburg, when he gained full dictatorial powers. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1933 were Adolph Hitler, Paul von Hindenburg. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Appointment of Hitler as German Chancellor *** Date: January 30, 1933 *** Place: Berlin, Germany *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Assassination of Mahatma Ghandi - January 30, 1948: On this day in history, January 30, 1948, important events took place today in New Delhi, India, in respect of the Assassination of Mahatma Ghandi. On January 30, 1948, Mahatma Ghandi was walking onto the lawns of Birla House in New Delhi when Nathuram Vinayak Godse walked out from the crowds and shot him three times at point blank range. Godse, and his co-conspirator Narayan Apte, were found guilty of Ghandi's murder and hanged. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1948 were Mahatma Ghandi, Nathuram Vinayak Godse, Narayan Apte. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Assassination of Mahatma Ghandi *** Date: January 30, 1948 *** Place: New Delhi, India *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Birth of Phil Collins - January 30, 1951: On this day in history, January 30, 1951, significant events took place today in London, England, respecting the Birth of Phil Collins. British actor and musician Phil Collins was born Philip David Charles Collins in Chiswick, London, on January 30, 1951. He shot to fame as drummer, and later singer, with the rock band Genesis. He was a highly successful solo artist in the eighties and also appeared in films including Buster. As a child actor he had several roles such as the Artful Dodger in the London Stage production of Oliver!. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1951 were Phil Collins. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Birth of Phil Collins *** Date: January 30, 1951 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Birth *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Beatles Last Public Performance - January 30, 1969: On this day in history, January 30, 1969, important events took place today in London, England, in respect of the Beatles Last Public Performance. On January 30, 1969, the Beatles played what would be their final public performance. The rooftop concert, which included the song Get Back, was held on the roof of the Abbey Wood Studios in Saville Row, London. Billy Preston played as a guest musician. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: January 30, 1969 were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston. Facts on this day in History January 30: Events on this day in history: Beatles Last Public Performance *** Date: January 30, 1969 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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