30JAN11

From CleanPosts

Jump to: navigation, search
I have seen the future and it looks good.

30JAN11

Births for January 30


  • 1616 William Sancroft, Archbishop (Canterbury)
  • 1628 George Villiers 2nd duke of Buckingham England
  • 1697 Johann J Quantz, German royal flautist/composer
  • 1775 Walter Savage Landor, English critic/writer (Imaginary Conversation)
  • 1797 Edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
  • 1816 Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1894
  • 1822 John Basil Turchin, (Ivan Turchinoff), Brig General (Union volunteers
  • 1829 Alfred Cummings, Georgia, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1910
  • 1830 James G Blaine, US, minister of foreign affairs
  • 1834 Lord Avebury, (John Lubbock), British banker/politician
  • 1835 Oliver Edwards, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1904
  • 1841 Alfred Townsend George, Civil War journalist, died in 1914
  • 1846 Francis H Bradley, British philosopher (neo-idealism)
  • 1861 Charles Martin Loeffler, Mulhouse Alsace, composer
  • 1865 Samuel Pl'h Naber, spy/librarian
  • 1882 Franklin Delano Roosevelt, New Hyde Park NY, 32nd Pres (D) (1933-1945
  • 1885 John Henry Towers, aviator/naval hero
  • 1894 Boris III, czar of Bulgaria (1918-43)
  • 1899 Max Theiler, English/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)
  • 1902 Sir Nikolaus Pevsner, Engl, art historian (The Buildings of England)
  • 1903 G Evelyn Hutchinson, British zoologist (Treatise on Limnology)
  • 1909 Saul David Alinsky, Chic Ill, radical writer (John L Lewis)
  • 1910 Frans Dohmen, union leader (Dutch Catholic Mineworker's Union)
  • 1911 Hugh Marlowe, Phila Pa, actor (Ellery Queen)
  • 1911 Roy Eldridge, Pitts Pa, jazz trumpeter (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw)
  • 1912 Barbara Tuchman, US, historian/author (Pulitizer, Guns of August)
  • 1914 David Wayne, Traverse City Mich, actor (Andromeda Strain, Adams Rib)
  • 1914 John Ireland, Vancouver BC, actor (Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral)
  • 1915 John D Profumo, England, politician (C)
  • 1918 David Opatoshu, NYC, actor (Bonino, Secret Empire, Masada)
  • 1920 George Skibine, Russ/US dancer/choreographer (Tragedy in Verona)
  • 1921 Bernie Leighton, West Haven Ct, orch leader (Chance of a Lifetime)
  • 1922 Dick Martin, Detroit Mich, actor/comedian (Laugh-In, Carbon Copy)
  • 1924 Shirley Chisholm, (Rep-D-NY)
  • 1925 Dorothy Malone, Chic, actress (At Gunpoint, Night & Day, Peyton Place
  • 1926 Ruth Brown, Portsmouth Va, actress (Leona-Hello Larry, Checking In)
  • 1927 Olof Palme, Stockholm, PM of Sweden (1969-76, 1982-86) assassinated
  • 1928 Harold Prince, stage producer (Phantom of Opera)
  • 1931 Gene Hackman, Calif, actor (Bonnie & Clyde, Under Fire, Superman)
  • 1931 Stewart B McKinney, (Rep-R-CT, 1971- )
  • 1932 Kazuo Inamori, Japanese business executive (Kyocera Ceramics Co)
  • 1933 Louis Rukeyser, financial whiz (Wall Street Week)
  • 1933 Richard Brautigan, Tacoma Wash, novelist/poet (Trout Fishing...)
  • 1933 Richard Dufallo, Chicago Ill, clarinetist/conductor
  • 1934 Tammy Grimes, Lynn Mass, actress (Can't Stop the Music)
  • 1937 Boris Spassky, USSR, world chess champion (1969-72)
  • 1937 Vanessa Redgrave, London, actress (Blow-Up, Julia, Orient Express)
  • 1938 Marcel P A van Dam, Dutch political chairman (VARA)
  • 1939 Frank R Wolf, (Rep-R-VA, 1981- )
  • 1941 Dick Cheney, (Rep-R-Wyo), Bush's secretary of defense (1989- )
  • 1942 Andres, (Dries Holten), singer (Sandra & Andres)
  • 1942 Marty Balin, Cincinnati, singer (Jefferson Starship-Miracles)
  • 1943 Davy Johnson, baseball manager (NY Mets)
  • 1947 Steve Marriott, rock guitarist/vocalist (Humble Pie-Eat It, Faces)
  • 1951 Marv Ross, rocker (Quarterflash)
  • 1951 Phil Collins, England, singer/drummer (Genesis-Against All Odds)
  • 1954 Alides Hidding, singer/guitarist (Time Bandits)
  • 1955 Curtis Strange, golfer (1989 Skins Game)
  • 1955 Judith Tarr, US, sci-fi author (Isle of Glass, Ars Magica)
  • 1958 Rob of Zandvoort, singer (Jack of Hearts)
  • 1959 Jody Watley, dancer (Solid Gold)/singer (Looking For a New Love)
  • 1960 Tony O'Dell, Pasadena Calif, actor (Alan Pinkard-Head of the Class)
  • 1964 Cheryl Akemi Toma, Pearl City Hawaii, Miss Hawaii-America (1991)
  • 1965 Julie McCullough, Honolulu Hi, playmate (Feb 86)/actr (Growing Pains)
  • 1966 Daphne Ashbrook, Long Beach Calif, actress (Liz-Our Family Honor)
  • 1967 Bill Leverty, Richmond Va, guitarist (Firehouse-Love of a Lifetime)
  • 1968 Felipe, Prince of Asturias, heir to Spanish throne
  • 1974 Christian Bale, actor (Empire of the Sun)
  • 1979 Dick Cheney, (Rep-R-WY, 1979- )
  • 1979 Diva Zappa, daughter of Frank


Passings for January 30


  • 1393 Aimery Poitiers, French nobleman, burned at royal ball
  • 1393 Yvain, son of a earl of Foix, burned at royal ball
  • 1644 William Chillingworth, Engl theologian, Cambridge Platonist, dies
  • 1649 Charles I, King of Great Britain (1625-49), executed by Parliament
  • 1730 Peter II Aleksejevitsj, emperor of Russia (1727-30), dies
  • 1838 Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail
  • 1888 Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77
  • 1900 Vittorio Bersezio. (Carlo Nugelli), Italian stagewriter, dies
  • 1947 Frederick F Blackman, English botanist, dies
  • 1948 Orville Wright, US aviation pioneer, dies
  • 1951 Ferdinand Porsche, German car inventor (Porsche), dies at 75
  • 1956 Jane Seymour, actress (Young Mr Bobbin), dies at 56
  • 1958 Earnest H Heinkel, German airplane builder (WW II), dies at 70
  • 1968 Tsugouharu T Foujita, Japanese/French painter, dies
  • 1969 Allan W Dulles, US politician, dies
  • 1969 Dominique G Pire, Belg clergyman, (Europe village Nobel 1958), dies
  • 1970 Malcolm Keen, actor (Uncle Chris-Mama), dies at 82
  • 1975 Boris Blacher, German composer, dies at 72
  • 1982 Stanley Holloway, actor (Higgins-Our Man Higgins), dies at 91
  • 1983 Joan Valerie, actress, dies of pneumonia
  • 1983 (Dallas) Mack/McCord Reynolds, sci-fi author (Earth War), dies at 65
  • 1985 Ken Mayers, actor (Robbie Robertson-Space Patrol), dies at 67
  • 1986 Ticker Freeman, pianist (Dinah Shore Show), dies at 74
  • 1987 Angelo Rutherford, actor (Willie-Gentle Ben), dies at 32
  • 1991 John McIntire, actor (Virginian, Psycho), dies
  • 1993 Taikichiro Mori, Japanese land owner, dies


Special events for January 30


  • 1349 Jews of Freilsburg Germany are massacred
  • 1487 Bell chimes invented
  • 1592 Ippolito Aldobrandini elected Pope Clement VIII
  • 1647 Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for œ400,
  • 1774 Capt Cook reaches 71ø 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record)
  • 1781 Articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland
  • 1790 Lifeboat 1st tested at sea, by Mr Greathead, the inventor
  • 1797 Congress refuses to accept 1st petitions from American blacks
  • 1800 US population: 5,308,483; Black population 1,002,037 (18.9%)
  • 1804 Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River
  • 1806 Prussia takes possession of Hanover
  • 1815 Burned Library of Congress reestablished with Jefferson's 6500 vols
  • 1818 Keats composes his sonnet, "When I Have Fears"
  • 1820 Edward Bransfield aboard Williams discovers Antarctica (UK claim)
  • 1835 Richard Lawrence misfires at Pres Andrew Jackson in Washington DC
  • 1847 Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco
  • 1854 1st election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast
  • 1858 William Wells Brown published 1st Black drama, "Leap to Freedom"
  • 1862 US Navy's 1st ironclad warship (Monitor) launched
  • 1889 John Herschel uses camera obscura to photograph 48" (120cm) telescope
  • 1894 Pneumatic hammer patented by Charles King of Detroit
  • 1894 US flag fired on in Rio; prompt satisfaction exacted by Adm Benham
  • 1911 1st rescue of an air passenger by a ship, near Havana, Cuba
  • 1913 House of Lords rejects Irish Home Rule Bill
  • 1915 German submarine attack on Le Havre
  • 1917 1st jazz record recorded (Dark Town Strutters Ball)
  • 1920 Qu‚bec's Joe Malone sets NHL record of 7 goals in a game
  • 1922 World Law Day, 1st celebrated
  • 1925 Turkish govt throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople
  • 1933 "The Lone Ranger" premiers on ABC radio
  • 1933 Adolph Hitler named German Chancellor
  • 1934 1st theatrical presentation sponsored by the US government, NYC
  • 1934 Hitler proclamation on German unified states
  • 1935 Ezra Pound meets Mussolini, reads from a draft of the "Cantos"
  • 1936 Fans asked to pick a new name for Boston Braves; they choose "Bees
  • 1937 2nd of Stalin's purge trials; Pyatakov & 16 others sentenced to death
  • 1939 Heavy after shocks destroy some of Chile
  • 1939 Hitler calls for the extermination of European Jews
  • 1940 Cor Jongpeople wins 6th Dutch Elfstedentocht skate
  • 1941 British troops conquer Derna Libya
  • 1942 Japanese troops land on Ambon
  • 1943 6 British Mosquito's daylight bomb Berlin
  • 1943 Hitler promotes Friedrich von Paul as field marshal
  • 1943 Illegal opposition newspaper Loyal begins publishing
  • 1944 US invades Majuro, Marshall Islands
  • 1945 "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed off Danzig by Soviet sub-c 7,700 die
  • 1948 5th Winter Olympic games open in St Moritz, Switzerland
  • 1950 "Robert Montgomery Presents" dramatic anthology premiers on NBC TV
  • 1950 Pres Truman orders development of the H-bomb (or 0131?)
  • 1951 Belgium refuses to allow communists to make speeches on radio
  • 1952 Lehmer verifies: 2^521-1 & 2^607-1 (183 ciphers) Mersenne-prime #
  • 1954 Belgium ends trade agreement with USSR
  • 1954 Italy's Fanfani cabinet resigns
  • 1956 KRMA TV channel 6 in Denver, CO (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1956 KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, TX (ABC) begins broadcastin
  • 1956 Martin Luther King Jr's home bombed
  • 1957 US Congress accepts "Eisenhower-doctrine"
  • 1958 1st 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas Tx
  • 1958 House of Lords passes bill allowing women in
  • 1960 CIA OKs Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft (Oxcart)
  • 1960 EVC'58 (Eenheidsvakcentrale) disbands
  • 1961 JFK askes for an Alliance for Progress & Peace Corp
  • 1961 KAET TV channel 8 in Phoenix, AZ (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 1962 UN General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola)
  • 1964 Military coup of Gen Nguyen Khanh in South-Vietnam
  • 1964 Ranger 6 launched; makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail
  • 1966 -19ø F (-28ø C), Corinth, Mississippi (state record)
  • 1966 -27ø F (-33ø C), New Market, Alabama (state record)
  • 1969 Beatles preform on the roof of Apple
  • 1969 US/Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere
  • 1972 Pakistan withdraws from the Commonwealth
  • 1973 Jury finds Watergate defendants Liddy & McCord guilty on all count
  • 1976 George Bush becomes director of the CIA (until 1977)
  • 1977 8th (final) part of "Roots" is most-watched entertainment show ever
  • 1978 Mutual Broadcasting Network begins airing Larry King Show on radio
  • 1983 Super Bowl XVII-Washington Redskins-27, Miami Dolphins-17
  • 1989 Joel Steinberg found guilty of 1st degree manslaughter of daughter
  • 1992 Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands
  • 1993 100,000n Europeans demonstrate against fascism & racism
  • 1994 Superbowl XXVIII (Atlanta)


Songs for date January 30


  • 01/30/42 --- Blues In The Night (Lunceford, Jimmie)
  • 01/30/48 --- Beg Your Pardon (Carle, Frankie)
  • 01/30/54 --- I Get So Lonely (Four Knights)
  • 01/30/54 --- From The Vine Came The Grape (Gaylords)
  • 01/30/54 --- Make Love To Me! (Stafford, Jo)
  • 01/30/61 --- Pony Time (Checker, Chubby)
  • 01/30/61 --- Baby Sittin' Boogie (Clifford, Buzz)
  • 01/30/61 --- Where The Boys Are (Francis, Connie)
  • 01/30/61 --- Spanish Harlem (King, Ben E.)
  • 01/30/65 --- Jolly Green Giant (Kingsmen)
  • 01/30/65 --- My Girl (Temptations)
  • 01/30/65 --- Tell Her No (Zombies)
  • 01/30/82 --- Pac-Man Fever (Buckner & Garcia)
  • 01/30/82 --- Mirror, Mirror (Ross, Diana)
  • 01/30/82 --- That Girl (Wonder, Stevie)
  • 01/30/88 --- Endless Summer Nights (Marx, Richard)
  • 01/30/88 --- Just Like Paradise (Roth, David Lee)
  • 01/30/93 --- Don't Walk Away (Jade)
Personal tools
Strangers In Paradise