Historical Events In December - 30
Friday, 26 February 2021
1907 Abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday invented baseball on December - 30.
1907 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers) on this day in history.
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 December - 30.
1910 Dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass, Waterfront) on December - 30.
1911 On this day in history 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 Crickets S F Barnes takes 5-6 in 1st 11 overs v Aust at MCG on December - 30.
1911 Jeanette Nolan, LA Calif, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian) on this day in history.
1912 On this day in history alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60
1913 On December - 30 barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103)
1913 On December - 30 svend Simon Schultz, composer
1914 On December - 30 bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America)
1915 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 on December - 30.
1915 On this day in history cromarty Harbour, Scot-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die
1916 On December - 30 in Russia, Rasputin 'the mad monk' is murdered
1917 -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record) on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
1918 On December - 30 john E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover
1918 W Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden) on December - 30.
1919 Lincoln's Inn in London admits its first female bar student on this day in history.
1919 David Valentine Willcocks, composer on this day in history.
1920 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist on December - 30.
1921 Michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader on December - 30.
1922 On this day in history russia becomes the Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics
1922 Soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR & Transcaucasian SSR on this day in history.
1922 On December - 30 vladimir Lenin establishes the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
1923 On December - 30 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 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 Stanley Tracey, composer on this day in history.
1927 Japan dedicates first subway in the Orient (route under 2 miles long) on December - 30.
1927 On December - 30 japan dedicates 1st subway in Orient (route under 2 miles long)