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Historical Events In December - 30

Friday, 23 October 2020

1817  On December - 30 1st coffee planted in Hawaii (Kona)  

1818  On this day in history james Cantey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1874  

1819  John White Geary, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1873 on this day in history.  

1821  On December - 30 angelo Maria Benincori, composer, dies at 42  

1825  Peter Gronland, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1828  Mark Perrin Lowrey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885 on this day in history.  

1828  Waldemar Thrane, composer, dies at 38 on December - 30.  

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

1835  After gold discovery in GA, Cherokees forced to move across Mississippi River on December - 30.  

1835  On this day in history after gold discovery in Ga, Cherokees forced to move across Miss R  

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

1844  On December - 30 opera "Stradella" after being rewritten is produced (Hamburg)  

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

1848  Mary Frances Allitsen, composer on this day in history.  

1851  Asa Griggs Candler, developed Coca-Cola on this day in history.  

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

1853  On December - 30 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.  

1853  On this day in history 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.  

1853  Andre-Charles-Prosper Messager, composer on this day in history.  

1854  Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, first in US, incorporated in NYC on this day in history.  

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

1855  On December - 30 heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)  

1859  On December - 30 josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer  

1861  On December - 30 uS, banks stops payments in gold  

1864  Alessandro Longo, composer on December - 30.  

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 December - 30.  

1867  On this day in history simon Guggenheim, philanthropist (died aboard Titanic)  

1869  Philadelphia Knights of Labor forms on December - 30.  

1869  On this day in history adolphe Max, Belgian Rep (Lib)  

1870  On December - 30 ... Prim, Spanish general, murdered  

1872  William A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901) on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history american Metrological Society forms (NYC) weights, measures & money  

1875  On this day in history andrassy Note calls for Christian-Muslim religious freedoms  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1204  Abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (d. 1282) was born on this day in history.  

1552  Simon Forman, English occultist and astrologer (d. 1611) was born on this day in history.  

1566  Alessandro Piccinini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1569  Georg Quitschreiber, composer was born on December - 30.  

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  Ahmed III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1736) was born on December - 30.  

1678  William Croft, composer was born on December - 30.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1525  Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

1572  On this day in history galeazzo Alessi, Italian architect (Palazza Marino, Milan), dies at 60  

1573  Death of Giovanni Battista Giraldi, Italian writer (b. 1504) on December - 30.  

1591  Innocent IX, [Giovanni Facchinetti], Pope, (1591 62 days), dies at 72 on December - 30.  

1621  Death of Saint Job of Maniava, Ukrainian Orthodox Saint (b. 1550) on December - 30.  

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