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On this day: January 30

Published On: Jan 29 2013 12:26:37 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 30 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

An assassin's misfires spare President Andrew Jackson, "The Lone Ranger" debuts on radio, Gandhi is assassinated, The Beatles hit the roof for one last gig, and the first computer virus is written, all on this day.

OTD January 30 - Hans Hedtoft
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1959: The Danish liner MS Hans Hedtoft, said to be the safest ship afloat and "unsinkable" like the RMS Titanic, strikes an iceberg off the coast of Greenland on her maiden voyage and sinks, killing all 95 aboard.

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