Today in History- 30th January

International Events:

1649                 England's King Charles I beheaded.

1933                 Adolf Hitler named as Chancellor of Germany.

2005                 First free election held in Iraq after a half-century.

2007                 Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system went on sale.

Indian Events:

1948                 Mahatma Gandhi assassinated by Nathuram Godse.

1994                 Kapil Dev equals the record of Richard Hadlee's 431 Test wickets.