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.