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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 -32F (-36C) 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.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

1644  Philips van Almonde, Dutch Zeeuws lt-admiral was born on this day in history.  

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

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


Famous Deaths In December - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0273  Felix I, Italian Bishop of Rome, dies (or 274) on this day in history.  

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

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

1525  On December - 30 jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant, dies at 66  

1572  On December - 30 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  On December - 30 death of saint Job of Maniava, Ukrainian Orthodox Saint (b. 1550)  

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