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On This Day: January 30th

This is 30th day of the year and 335 days remain in the year.

in history
1649
King Charles I of England was beheaded.
1933
Adolf Hitler was named Chancellor of Germany.
1948

Gandhi was assassinated.

1968
North Vietnamese forces launched attacks against the South Vietnamese, beginning the Tet offensive.
1972
British troops opened fire on civil rights marchers in Northern Ireland, sparking the "Bloody Sunday" massacre.
1979
The Iranian civilian government announced that the exiled Ayatollah Khomeini would be allowed to return.
January 30 BirthdaysFranklin D. Roosevelt

1882–1945, American President.


Richard Cheneyvice president of the United States
Gene Hackmanactor
Richard Brautiganwriter
Christian Baleactor
Vanessa Redgraveactress
Michael DorrisAmerican Writer
Barbara Tuchmanhistorian
Douglas Engelbartinventor



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