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Historical Events In December - 30

Saturday, 26 September 2020

1907  Abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday invented baseball on this day in history.  

1907  On this day in history christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers)  

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 December - 30.  

1908  On December - 30 stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in 2 game set  

1910  On this day in history dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass, Waterfront)  

1911  Sun Yat-sen elected first President of Republic of China on this day in history.  

1911  On December - 30 sun Yat-sen is elected as the first president of the Republic of China.  

1911  Crickets S F Barnes takes 5-6 in 1st 11 overs v Aust at MCG on December - 30.  

1911  On December - 30 jeanette Nolan, LA Calif, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian)  

1912  Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60 on December - 30.  

1913  Barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103) on this day in history.  

1913  On December - 30 svend Simon Schultz, composer  

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 this day in history.  

1917  On December - 30 -32F (-36C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record)  

1917  On this day in history nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)  

1918  John E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover on December - 30.  

1918  W Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden) on December - 30.  

1919  On this day in history lincoln's Inn in London admits its first female bar student.  

1919  David Valentine Willcocks, composer on this day in history.  

1920  On this day in history aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist  

1921  Michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader on December - 30.  

1922  Russia becomes the Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics on December - 30.  

1922  Soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR & Transcaucasian SSR on December - 30.  

1922  On this day in history vladimir Lenin establishes the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.  

1923  Sara A Lidman, Swedish author (Jag Och Min Son, Samtal in Hanoi) on December - 30.  

1924  On this day in history edwin Hubble announces existence of other galactic systems  

1925  NSW score 705 against Victoria, go from 8-475 to 9-701 on December - 30.  

1926  Paul Eliot Greens "In Abraham's Bosom," premieres in NYC on December - 30.  

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  On this day in history japan dedicates 1st subway in Orient (route under 2 miles long)  

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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  On this day in history birth of simon Forman, English occultist and astrologer (d. 1611)  

1566  On this day in history birth of alessandro Piccinini, composer  

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

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  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 December - 30 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  Jacob Fugger, German banker/merchant, dies at 66 on December - 30.  

1572  Galeazzo Alessi, Italian architect (Palazza Marino, Milan), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1573  On this day in history death of giovanni Battista Giraldi, Italian writer (b. 1504)  

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

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

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