January 30th




January 30, 1595

Shakespeare ‘s Romeo and Juliet is first presented in London.



January 30, 1649

King Charles I of England is beheaded.




January 30, 1937

Vanessa Redgrave is born. She is an English actress who has been proclaimed by Arthur Miller and  Tennessee Williams as  the greatest living actress of our times. She has won  Oscar, Tony, Emmy,  Cannes, Golden Globe and the Screen Actors Guild awards .



January 30, 1948

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi dies. He was the ideological leader of India during the Indian  independence movement. He was shot by a Hindu extremist Nathuram Godse.



January 30, 1969

Beatles give their last public performance on the roof of Apple Records in London.


January 30, 1994

Peter  Leko becomes the youngest chess grand master. He was 14 years old.


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