30th January

The events happened on 30th January are :

1649 : King Charles I of England executed : Charles I, king of Great Britain and Ireland (1625–49), was viewed as an authoritarian ruler by members of Parliament—whose quarrels with him led to the English Civil Wars—and was executed in London this day in 1649.

1995 : Flooding forced the evacuation of more than 100,000 people from low-lying areas of The Netherlands.

1948 : Indian nationalist Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by an orthodox Hindu Brahman.

1933 : President Paul von Hindenburg named Adolf Hitler chancellor of Germany.

1933 : The fictional character the Lone Ranger was introduced on radio station WXYZ in Detroit, Michigan.

1912 : Barbara Tuchman, one of the foremost popular historians in the United States in the second half of the 20th century and a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, was born.

1667 : The Truce of Andrusovo ended the Thirteen Years' War between Russia and Poland.

9 : The Roman emperor Augustus dedicated the shrine Ara Pacis (“Altar of Peace").

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