30 January 1528: Rana Sanga of Mewar passed away. He had built up an extensive and powerful kingdom over the central and western regions of Northern India.
30 Jan 1903: Lord Curzon opened the Imperial Library in Metcalfe Hall at Calcutta.
30 Jan 1948: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the spiritual leader of Indian independence, was shot and killed by Nathuram Godse.
30 January 1959: Uranium Metal Project started producing Uranium at Trombay, Mumbai.
30 January 1968: Makhanlal Chaturvedi passed away. He was a famous Hindi poet, writer and President of All India.
30 January 1991: Union Government dismisses Karunanidhi government. President’s rule imposed in Tamil Nadu.
30 January 1994: Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee’s world record of 431 Test wickets.
30 January 1996: Maharashtra govt. decides to make school education free up to 10th standard.
30 January 1997: Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes immersed in Sangam.
30 January 1999: Pandit Ravi Shankar, a sitar maestro, is chosen for Bharat Ratna.