On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1774

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Explorer James Cook
James Cook

Famous Deaths

  • František Tůma, Czech composer, dies at 69
  • Jean-Pierre Guignon, composer, dies at 71
1774 Highlights

About January 30, 1774

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius