What Happened on January 30, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Shake Shack founded by Danny Meyer first lists on the New York stock exchange

Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack Danny Meyer
Restaurateur and Founder of Shake Shack
Danny Meyer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCarl Djerassi

Carl Djerassi, Austrian-born American chemist and father of the contraceptive pill, dies at 91

Chemist Carl Djerassi
Chemist
Carl Djerassi
  • Ezra Sims, American composer of microtonal music, dies at 88
  • Geraldine McEwan, English actress (Agatha Christie's Miss Marple), dies at 82
  • Than Wyenn, American character actor (Being There, Splash, Imitation of Life), dies at 95