Today in History- 30th January

International Events: 30th January
Year Event
1649 England's King Charles I beheaded.
1902 The first Anglo-Japanese Alliance is signed in London.
1933 Adolf Hitler named as Chancellor of Germany.
1948 Mahatma Gandhi assassinated by Nathuram Godse.
1982 Richard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code called "Elk Cloner".
1994 Kapil Dev equals the record of Richard Hadlee's 431 Test wickets.
2005 First free election held in Iraq after a half-century.
2007 Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system went on sale.