Historical Events In December - 30
Friday, 03 July 2020
1907 On this day in history abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday invented baseball
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 Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in 2 game set on this day in history.
1910 On December - 30 dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass, Waterfront)
1911 Sun Yat-sen elected first President of Republic of China on December - 30.
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 this day in history.
1911 Jeanette Nolan, LA Calif, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian) on December - 30.
1912 On December - 30 alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60
1913 Barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103) on December - 30.
1913 Svend Simon Schultz, composer on December - 30.
1914 On December - 30 bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America)
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 On this day in history cromarty Harbour, Scot-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die
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 On this day in history john E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover
1918 On this day in history w Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden)
1919 On December - 30 lincoln's Inn in London admits its first female bar student.
1919 On this day in history david Valentine Willcocks, composer
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 On this day in history soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR & Transcaucasian SSR
1922 On December - 30 vladimir Lenin establishes the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
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 this day in history.
1925 On this day in history nSW score 705 against Victoria, go from 8-475 to 9-701
1926 On December - 30 paul Eliot Greens "In Abraham's Bosom," premieres in NYC
1926 On this day in history stanley Tracey, composer
1927 On December - 30 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 December - 30.