On this day: January 30

Published On: Jan 29 2013 12:26:37 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 30 2016 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 - San Francisco
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Library of Congress

1847: Yerba Buena, California, is renamed San Francisco. Here the city is seen in 1851, the year after California became a state.

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