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Historical Events In December - 30

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

1817  1st coffee planted in Hawaii (Kona) on this day in history.  

1818  James Cantey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1874 on this day in history.  

1819  John White Geary, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1873 on December - 30.  

1821  Angelo Maria Benincori, composer, dies at 42 on December - 30.  

1825  On December - 30 peter Gronland, composer, dies at 64  

1828  On December - 30 mark Perrin Lowrey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885  

1828  On December - 30 waldemar Thrane, composer, dies at 38  

1832  On this day in history abijah Hammond, owned large portion of Greenwich Village, dies  

1835  On this day in history after gold discovery in GA, Cherokees forced to move across Mississippi River  

1835  After gold discovery in Ga, Cherokees forced to move across Miss R on this day in history.  

1836  Lehman-theater in St Petersburg catches fire; 100s die on this day in history.  

1844  Opera "Stradella" after being rewritten is produced (Hamburg) on this day in history.  

1847  On December - 30 john Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists  

1848  On December - 30 mary Frances Allitsen, composer  

1851  Asa Griggs Candler, developed Coca-Cola on December - 30.  

1853  Gadsden Purchase 45,000 mi (120,000 km) by Gila River from Mexico for $10 million. Area is now southern Arizona & New Mexico on this day in history.  

1853  The US purchases 30,000 square miles of land from Mexico in what is now southern New Mexico and Arizona. The Gadsden Purchase cost the US $10 million on December - 30.  

1853  A dinner party is held inside a life-size model of an Iguanodon created by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and Sir Richard Owen in south London on December - 30.  

1853  On this day in history andre-Charles-Prosper Messager, composer  

1854  On this day in history pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, first in US, incorporated in NYC  

1854  On this day in history pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, 1st in US, incorporated in NYC  

1855  On this day in history heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)  

1859  On December - 30 josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer  

1861  On this day in history uS, banks stops payments in gold  

1864  On December - 30 alessandro Longo, composer  

1865  The birth of Rudyard Kipling, British writer on this day in history.  

1865  Rudyard Kipling, Bombay, author (Jungle Book, Gunga Din-Nobel 1907) on this day in history.  

1867  On December - 30 simon Guggenheim, philanthropist (died aboard Titanic)  

1869  On this day in history philadelphia Knights of Labor forms  

1869  On December - 30 adolphe Max, Belgian Rep (Lib)  

1870  On this day in history ... Prim, Spanish general, murdered  

1872  William A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901) on December - 30.  

1873  American Metrological Society forms (NYC) weights, measures & money on December - 30.  

1875  Andrassy Note calls for Christian-Muslim religious freedoms on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1204  On December - 30 birth of abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (d. 1282)  

1552  Simon Forman, English occultist and astrologer (d. 1611) was born on December - 30.  

1566  On December - 30 birth of alessandro Piccinini, composer  

1569  Georg Quitschreiber, composer was born on this day in history.  

1642  On December - 30 birth of vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (d. 1707)  

1644  On this day in history birth of philips van Almonde, Dutch Zeeuws lt-admiral  

1673  On December - 30 birth of ahmed III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1736)  

1678  On this day in history birth of william Croft, composer  

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Famous Deaths In December - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0273  On this day in history felix I, Italian Bishop of Rome, dies (or 274)  

1218  Death of Richard de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1162) on December - 30.  

1460  On December - 30 death of richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne (killed in battle) (b. 1411)  

1525  On this day in history jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant, dies at 66  

1572  Galeazzo Alessi, Italian architect (Palazza Marino, Milan), dies at 60 on December - 30.  

1573  Death of Giovanni Battista Giraldi, Italian writer (b. 1504) on this day in history.  

1591  Innocent IX, [Giovanni Facchinetti], Pope, (1591 62 days), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1621  On December - 30 death of saint Job of Maniava, Ukrainian Orthodox Saint (b. 1550)  

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