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1077Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Henry IV

1647Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for £400

1661Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed after having been dead for two years.

1815Burned US Library of Congress reestablished with Thomas Jefferson's 6500 vols

1835Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington DC in 1st attempted assassination of a US President

1928Bradman scores 134 not out (225 mins, 13 fours) NSW v Vic

1931Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" premieres at Los Angeles Theater

1933Adolf Hitler named German Chancellor, forms government with Von Papen

1934Hitler proclamation on German unified states

1935Ezra Pound meets Benito Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"

19372nd of Stalin's purge trials; Pyatakov & 16 others sentenced to death

1939Hitler threatens the Jews during his speech to the German Reichstag (parliament)

1943Hitler promotes Friedrich von Paul to Field Marshal

1948Mahatma Gandhi assassinated by Nathuram Godse

1956Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes"

1961JFK asks for an Alliance for Progress & Peace Corps

1965State funeral of Sir Winston Churchill

1980Edward Albee's "Lady from Dubuque," premieres in NYC

19818th American Music Award: Barbra Streisand & Kenny Rogers win

1983Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda of Deer Creek Golf Classic

198916th American Music Award: Randy Travis & George Michael wins

199367th Australian Women's Tennis Open: Monica Seles beat Graf (4-6 6-3 6-2)

199482nd Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (76 64 64)

1994Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts

1994Super Bowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Super Bowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB

On This Day In History
Date Event
Jan 30, 1077
Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Henry IV 
Jan 30, 1349
Gunther of Schwarzburg chosen German anti-king 
Jan 30, 1349
Jews of Freilsburg Germany are massacred 
Jan 30, 1467
Battle at Velke Kostolany: Hung king Mátyás Corvinus beats Bratrici 
Jan 30, 1487
Bell chimes invented 
Jan 30, 1522
Duke of Albany takes captured French back to Scotland 
Jan 30, 1544
Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland 
Jan 30, 1592
Ippolito Aldobrandini elected Pope Clement VIII 
Jan 30, 1647
Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for £400 
Jan 30, 1648
Spain & Netherlands sign Peace of Munster, ending the Thirty Years War 
Jan 30, 1661
Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England is ritually executed after having been dead for two years. 
Jan 30, 1667
Treaty/Truce of Andrusovo signed between Tsardom of Russia & Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth 
Jan 30, 1713
England & Netherlands sign 2nd anti-French boundary treaty 
Jan 30, 1774
Captain Cook reaches 71°10' south, 1820km from south pole (record) 
Jan 30, 1781
Articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland 
Jan 30, 1790
Lifeboat 1st tested at sea, by Mr Greathead, the inventor 
Jan 30, 1797
Congress refuses to accept 1st petitions from American blacks 
Jan 30, 1798
Rep Matthew Lyon (Vt) spits in face of Rep Roger Griswold (Ct) in US House of Representatives, after an argument 
Jan 30, 1800
US population: 5,308,483; Black population 1,002,037 (18.9%) 
Jan 30, 1804
Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River 
Jan 30, 1806
Prussia takes possession of Hanover 
Jan 30, 1806
The original Lower Trenton Toll Bridge, which spans the Delaware River between Morrisville, Pennsylvania and Trenton, New Jersey, is opened. A later bridge opened in 1935 is also known as the Trenton Makes - the World Takes Bridge. 
Jan 30, 1815
Burned US Library of Congress reestablished with Thomas Jefferson's 6500 vols 
Jan 30, 1818
Keats composes his sonnet, "When I Have Fears" 
Jan 30, 1820
British explorer Edward Bransfield aboard Williams sights Trinity Peninsula, Antarctica claims for Britain 
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