Historical Events on January 30 (Part 2)

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  • 1994 Péter Lékó becomes the youngest chess grand master.

Sport awardTennis Open

1994 82nd Men's Australian Open: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (7-6, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Player Todd Martin
Tennis Player
Todd Martin
  • 1994 82nd Women's Australian Open: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (6-0, 6-2)
  • 1994 10th Sundance Film Festival: "What Happened Was" wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 1995 22nd American Music Awards: Boyz II Men & Ace of Base win
  • 1995 Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air
  • 1995 Car bomb explodes in Algiers, 42 killed/296 injured
  • 1995 Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of "Tonight Show"
  • 1995 Workers from the National Institutes of Health announce the success of clinical trials testing the first preventive treatment for sickle-cell disease.
  • 1995 Norway's Statoil announces a newly formed consortium that will supply Norwegian natural gas to the European continent
  • 1996 Gino Gallagher, the suspected leader of the Irish National Liberation Army, is killed while waiting in line for his unemployment benefit.
  • 1996 Commander of the U.S. Fifth Fleet Scott Redd states that Iran test-fired a new anti-ship missile near the Strait of Hormuz
  • 1997 Minuteman III launches
  • 1998 All-Star Fla Marlin catcher Darren Daulton, retires
  • 1998 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Indianapolis IN on WNAP 93.1 FM
  • 1998 Paul Simon's "The Capeman" premieres
  • 2000 Super Bowl XXXIV: St. Louis Rams beat Tennessee Titans, 23-16 at the Georgia Dome Atlanta MVP: Kurt Warner, St. Louis, QB
  • 2000 Off the coast of Ivory Coast, Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 169.
  • 2000 88th Men's Australian Open: Andre Agassi beats Yevgeny Kafelnikov (3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4)
  • 2000 88th Women's Australian Open: Lindsay Davenport beats Martina Hingis (6-1, 7-5)
  • 2000 16th Sundance Film Festival: "Girlfight" and "You Can Count on Me" (tie) win Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 2003 Belgium legally recognizes same-sex marriage.
  • 2003 Richard Reid sentenced to life in prison for attempting to bomb an American Airlines flight with 197 on board
  • 2005 93rd Men's Australian Open: Marat Safin beats Lleyton Hewitt (1-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 2005 93rd Women's Australian Open: Serena Williams beats Lindsay Davenport (2-6, 6-3, 6-0)
  • 2005 21st Sundance Film Festival: "Forty Shades of Blue", directed by Ira Sachs, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 2007 "Lost Without U" single released by Robin Thicke (Billboard Song of the Year 2007)
  • 2011 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 55-41
  • 2011 99th Men's Australian Open: Novak Đoković beats Andy Murray (6-4, 6-2, 6-3)
  • 2011 99th Women's Australian Open: Kim Clijsters beats Li Na (3-6, 6-3, 6-3)
  • 2011 58th NHL All-Star Game: Team Lidstrom beats Team Staal 11-10 at Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 2011 27th Sundance Film Festival: "Like Crazy", directed by Drake Doremus, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • 2013 South Korea successfully launches its rocket Naro-1 which was carrying a scientific satellite
  • 2014 24 hostages are killed after 6 suicide bombers temporarily take over the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation in Baghdad
  • 2016 104th Women's Australian Open: Angelique Kerber beats Serena Williams (6-4 3-6 6-4)
  • 2016 Boko Haram militants on motorcycles attack Dalori village near Maiduguri, Nigeria, killing at least 65 and injuring 136
  • 2017 Scientists in central China reveal oldest known human ancestor - 540-million-year-old Saccorhytus in a fossil