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January 30, 1561 Having failed to create an overland route between present-day Pensacola and Port Royal, SC, Tristane de Luna is relieved of duty and ordered to report to King Phillip II of Spain
  Tristan de Luna
January 30, 1733 After a storm forces them to land in South Carolina, colonists once again set sail for Oglethorpe's site.
  James Oglethorpe
January 30, 1783 First issue of the Gazette of the State of Georgia is published
January 30, 1788 The Georgia assembly gives Governor Handley the power to call a convention to rewrite its state constitution to fit with the new Federal system.
January 30, 1809 John Milledge elected President pro tem of the Senate.
January 30, 1829 Alfred Cumming born, Augusta, Georgia
January 30, 1882 Franklin Delano Roosevelt is born, Hyde Park, New York
  Franklin Delano Roosevelt
January 30, 1956 A bomb is tossed onto the porch of Martin Luther King's home. No one is injured as a result of the explosion.
  Martin Luther King
January 30, 1994 Super Bowl XXVIII is held at the Georgia Dome, Atlanta where the Dallas Cowboys defeat the Buffalo Bills, 30 to 13.
  The Georgia Dome
January 30, 2000 The Ice Bowl, as the Super Bowl was called by local residents, is played in Atlanta at the Georgia Dome after an ice storm knocks out power and results in a 47 car pile-up on Interstate 20 west of the city. In the game the St. Louis Rams beat the Tennessee Titans, 23-16
  The Georgia Dome
January 30, 2001 A new flag flies of the Georgia capitol for the first time in 45 years.
January 30, 2006 Coretta Scott King, wife of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, dies from complications that resulted from an earlier stroke. She was 78
January 30, 2006 Arguments begin in former Atlanta mayor Bill Campbell's corruption trial
  Mayor Bill Campbell indicted
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