Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Jan. 30

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Jan. 30

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1933 Adolf Hitler was sworn in as chancellor of Germany.

1974 The State Crime Commission charged that Allegheny County District Attorney Robert W. Duggan concealed $68,000 in contributions and expenditures, squeezed more than $36,000 from employees and falsified election records in his 1971 re-election campaign. Mr. Duggan said the mistakes happened because of "poor bookkeeping practices."

1980 U.S. Steel reported a loss of $293 million, the largest quarterly decline in its history.

2000 Tamara Horowitz, the first woman to chair the world-class philosophy department of the University of Pittsburgh, died of brain cancer at age 49.

2006 Coretta Scott King, author, civil rights leader, activist and the widow of Martin Luther King Jr., died of ovarian cancer at age 78.

Today's birthdays: Movie director Michael Anderson (Film: "Around the World in 80 Days"), 97. …

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