What Happened on January 30, 1962

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit
  • UN General Assembly censures Portugal over Angola
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • King Abdullah II of Jordan
  • Mary Kay Letourneau, American convicted statutory rapist

Famous Deaths

  • Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (b. 1894)