30th January

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1992 Charles Haughey resigns as prime minister Charles Haughey resigns as prime minister of Ireland
1972 The Troubles - Bloody Sunday British troops open fire on a crowd of demonstrators in the Bogside district of Londonderry in the worst day of the current crisis so far.
1965 Winston Churchill state funeral Thousands of people pay their last respects to Britain's greatest wartime leader Sir Winston Churchill who is buried today after a full state funeral.
1948 Mahatma Gandhi murdered Indian spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi is murdered by a Hindu extremist

 

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On This Day - 30th January