1649 – King Charles I of England was beheaded on the 30th January 1649..
1661 – Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England was ritually executed on the 30th January 1661, two years after his death, on the anniversary of the execution of the monarch Charles I of England he himself deposed.
1878 – Anton Hansen Tammsaare the Estonian author was born on the 30th January 1878 (died 1940).
1922 – Dick Martin the American comedian, actor, and director was born on the 30th January 1922 (died 2008).
1930 – Gene Hackman the American actor and author was born on the 30th January 1930.
1935 – Richard Brautigan the American author and poet was born on the 30th January 1935 (died 1984).
1964 – Ranger 6 was launched on the 30th January 1964.
1983 ~ Ella Hooper the Australian rock music singer-songwriter and lead singer of Killing Heidi was born in Violet Town, Victoria on the 30th January 1983. Official Facebook: www.facebook.com/Ella.Hooper.9 | Verified Twitter: www.Twitter.com/Ella_Hooper | Blog: www.LostCluesToFutureNews.blogspot.com.au
1987 – Phil Lester the English YouTube vlogger and radio personality was born on the 30th January 1987. Phil lester presents the Sunday night request show for BBC Radio 1 with Dan Howell. Phil Lester reached 1 million YouTube subscribers on the 6th July 2013. Phil Lester’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/AmazingPhil | Facebook: www.facebook.com/AmazingPhil | Twitter: www.Twitter.com/AmazingPhil