January 30, 1962 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit
  • UN General Assembly censures Portugal over Angola
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Birthdays in History

  • Abdullah II of Jordan, King of Jordan (1999-present), born in Amman, Jordan
  • Mary Kay Letourneau, American convicted statutory rapist

Deaths in History

  • Manuel de Abreu, Brazilian physician (b. 1894)