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Historical Events In December - 30

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

1818  On December - 30 james Cantey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1874  

1819  On December - 30 john White Geary, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1873  

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

1825  Peter Gronland, composer, dies at 64 on December - 30.  

1828  On this day in history mark Perrin Lowrey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885  

1828  On this day in history waldemar Thrane, composer, dies at 38  

1832  Abijah Hammond, owned large portion of Greenwich Village, dies on this day in history.  

1835  On December - 30 after gold discovery in GA, Cherokees forced to move across Mississippi River  

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

1836  On December - 30 lehman-theater in St Petersburg catches fire; 100s die  

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

1847  On this day in history john Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists  

1848  On this day in history 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 December - 30.  

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 December - 30.  

1854  Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, first in US, incorporated in NYC on December - 30.  

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 this day in history josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer  

1861  US, banks stops payments in gold on December - 30.  

1864  On this day in history 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  Simon Guggenheim, philanthropist (died aboard Titanic) on December - 30.  

1869  On this day in history philadelphia Knights of Labor forms  

1869  Adolphe Max, Belgian Rep (Lib) on this day in history.  

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

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

1873  On December - 30 american Metrological Society forms (NYC) weights, measures & money  

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  Abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd Hakam al Qurashi, ruler of Minorca (d. 1282) was born on December - 30.  

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

1566  Alessandro Piccinini, composer was born on December - 30.  

1569  On December - 30 birth of georg Quitschreiber, composer  

1642  Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (d. 1707) was born on December - 30.  

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  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  Felix I, Italian Bishop of Rome, dies (or 274) on December - 30.  

1218  On this day in history death of richard de Clare, 4th Earl of Hertford, English politician (b. 1162)  

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

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

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 December - 30.  

1591  On this day in history innocent IX, [Giovanni Facchinetti], Pope, (1591 62 days), dies at 72  

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

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