Learn about the importance of January 30. Major historical events on this day in India. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on 30th January.
30th January in the history of India
- 1908 – Indian pacifist and leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is released from prison by Jan C. Smuts after being tried and sentenced to two months in jail earlier in the month.
Famous Birthdays on January 30
- 1989 – Girish Kumar, Indian film actor
- 1924 – S. N. Goenka, Burmese-Indian author and educator (d. 2013)
- 1910 – Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Defence (d. 2000)
- 1889 – Jaishankar Prasad, Indian poet and playwright (d. 1937)
Death Anniversaries of 30th January
- 1968 – Makhanlal Chaturvedi, Indian poet, playwright, and journalist (b. 1889)
- 1948 – Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule (b. 1869)