On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1774

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Captain James Cook reaches 71°10' south, 1820km from south pole (record)

Explorer James Cook
Explorer
James Cook

Famous Deaths

  • František Tůma, Czech composer, dies at 69
  • Jean-Pierre Guignon, composer, dies at 71