January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 335 days remaining until the end of the year This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Tuesday or Sunday (56).
+1835 – In the first assassination attempt against a President of the United States, Richard Lawrence attempts to shoot president Andrew Jackson, but fails and is subdued by a crowd, including several congressmen as well as Jackson himself.
+1933 – Adolf Hitler is sworn in as Chancellor of Germany.
+1956 – African-American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.'s home is bombed in retaliation for the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
( Births )
+1882 – Franklin D. Roosevelt, American lawyer and politician, 32nd President of the United States (d. 1945)
+1922 – Dick Martin, American comedian, actor, and director (d. 2008)
+1930 – Gene Hackman, American actor
+1941 – Dick Cheney, American businessman and politician, 46th Vice President of the United States
+1951 – Phil Collins, English drummer, singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
+1955 – Tom Izzo, American basketball player and coach
+1955 – Curtis Strange, American golfer and sportscaster
+1957 – Payne Stewart, American golfer (d. 1999)