What Happened on January 30, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Bale, Wales, British actor (Batman Begins, American Psycho, The Machinist), born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales
  • Jemima Khan, English socialite
  • Martina Jerant, basketball center (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Robert Rollins, cricketer (big-hitting Essex wicketkeeper-batsman)

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Whitty, Australian cricketer (left-arm bowler 1909-12), dies at 87