UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 30th day of 2013 and the 41st day of winter.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1649, England's King Charles I was executed.
In 1933, Adolf Hitler was sworn in as chancellor of Germany.
In 2005, Iraq held its first free elections in a half-century.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), 32nd U.S. president; Barbara Tuchman (1912-1989), historian; Gene Hackman (1930- ), actor; Vanessa Redgrave (1937- ), actress; Dick Cheney (1941- ), U.S. vice president; Christian Bale (1974- ), actor; Kid Cudi (1984- ), actor/musician.
TODAY'S FACT: Charles I was the first king of England to be tried for crimes against his kingdom. He refused to enter a plea, insisting that the court had no authority over a monarch.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 2002, Karl Malone became the second NBA player (after Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) to score 34,000 career points.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "I am neither bitter nor cynical, but I do wish there was less immaturity in political thinking." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
TODAY'S NUMBER: 62 -- percentage of Iraqis who turned out to vote in parliamentary elections in 2010.
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (Jan. 26) and last quarter moon (Feb. 3).