Historical Events In December - 30
Monday, 02 August 2021
1907 Abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday invented baseball on this day in history.
1907 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers) on December - 30.
1908 Montreal Wanderers loses to Edmonton but retain Stanley Cup (4th of 1908). Cup is won by total points in a 2 game series on this day in history.
1908 On this day in history stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in 2 game set
1910 On December - 30 dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass, Waterfront)
1911 On December - 30 sun Yat-sen elected first President of Republic of China
1911 Sun Yat-sen is elected as the first president of the Republic of China on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history crickets S F Barnes takes 5-6 in 1st 11 overs v Aust at MCG
1911 Jeanette Nolan, LA Calif, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian) on this day in history.
1912 Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60 on this day in history.
1913 Barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103) on this day in history.
1913 Svend Simon Schultz, composer on this day in history.
1914 Bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America) on December - 30.
1915 On this day in history hMS Natal, blew up and sank at her moorings in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, over 400 lives lost. Sources differ about the date with some giving it as 31st. The cause was speculated about at the time and sabotage was feared by some but the official enquiry put it down to a cordite explosion which becomes unstable when overheated. Other ships had suffered a similar fate, and this is the most likely explanation.
1915 Cromarty Harbour, Scot-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die on December - 30.
1916 In Russia, Rasputin 'the mad monk' is murdered on December - 30.
1917 On this day in history -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record)
1917 On December - 30 nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
1918 John E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover on December - 30.
1918 On this day in history w Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden)
1919 Lincoln's Inn in London admits its first female bar student on December - 30.
1919 David Valentine Willcocks, composer on this day in history.
1920 On December - 30 aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist
1921 Michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader on this day in history.
1922 Russia becomes the Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics on this day in history.
1922 Soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR & Transcaucasian SSR on December - 30.
1922 Vladimir Lenin establishes the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on December - 30.
1923 On this day in history sara A Lidman, Swedish author (Jag Och Min Son, Samtal in Hanoi)
1924 Edwin Hubble announces existence of other galactic systems on December - 30.
1925 On December - 30 nSW score 705 against Victoria, go from 8-475 to 9-701
1926 On this day in history paul Eliot Greens "In Abraham's Bosom," premieres in NYC
1926 Stanley Tracey, composer on this day in history.
1927 On this day in history japan dedicates first subway in the Orient (route under 2 miles long)
1927 Japan dedicates 1st subway in Orient (route under 2 miles long) on this day in history.