Today in History- 30th January
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.
Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system went on sale.
1948 Mahatma Gandhi assassinated by Nathuram Godse.
1994 Kapil Dev equals the record of Richard Hadlee's 431 Test wickets.