What Happened on January 30, 1774

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

Captain James Cook reaches a record 71°10' south, 1820km from the South Pole

Famous Deaths

  • František Tůma, Czech composer, dies at 69
  • Jean-Pierre Guignon [Giovanni Pietro Ghignone], Italian-French violinist and composer, dies at 71
1774 Highlights

About January 30, 1774

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius