Video: 'Adolf Hitler am 30 Januar 1945'
(Tuesday, January 30, 1945, evening local time; during World War II) — Adolf Hitler marked the 12th anniversary of his appointment as Germany’s chancellor with his last public speech in which he called on Germans to keep resisting until victory.
(Saturday, January 30, 1965) — “The Name Game” by Shirley Ellis peaked at #3 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks.
(Saturday, January 30, 1965) — “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)” by Marvin Gaye peaked at #6 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.
Video: 'Ultimate Guide to the Presidents- Andrew Jackson Fights Off Assassin'
(Friday, January 30, 1835) — In what is believed to be the first attempt to kill a sitting President of the United States, unemployed house painter Richard Lawrence aimed two pistols at President Andrew Jackson today just outside the Capitol Building in Washington, but both misfired.
Lawrence was apprehended after Jackson beat him severely with his cane. Lawrence was found not guilty by reason of insanity and confined to a mental institution until his death in 1861.
Video: 'The Great Raid of Cabanatuan, Philippines'
(Tuesday, January 30, 1945, 7:40 p.m. local time; in the Pacific Theatre of World War II) — 552 Allied captives held at the Japanese prison camp in Cabanatuan in the Philippines were liberated today by U.S. Army Rangers, Alamo Scouts and Filipino guerrilla fighters. Continue reading Raid at Cabanatuan liberates 500+ Allied POWs 70 years ago this hour (Jan 30 1945)
Video: 'Winston Churchill's Funeral (30th Jan 1965)'
(Saturday, January 30, 1965, 9:45 a.m. GMT) — Sir Winston Churchill was laid to rest today after the largest state funeral in world history up to that point in time. Britain and the world joined in homage to the man who had marshaled the spirit of freedom for his age. Continue reading Churchill buried in day of sorrow and regal pageantry 50 years ago this hour (Jan 30 1965)