What Happened on January 30, 1931

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"City Lights", American silent romantic comedy film directed by Charlie Chaplin, starring himself and Virginia Cherrill, premieres at Los Angeles Theater

Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian, Actor and Filmmaker
Charlie Chaplin

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan W. Eckert, American historian, naturalist, and author
  • Jack Bowman, Chief Constable (Tayside)
  • John Crosbie, Canadian politician
  • Shirley Hazzard, Australian-born author (Transit of Venus), born in Sydney (d. 2016)
  • Stewart B McKinney, (Rep-R-CT, 1971- )