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Historical Events In December - 30

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1927  Bernard Barrow, NYC, actor (Ryan's Hope, Louie Slavinsky-Loving) on this day in history.  

1928  Bo Diddley, [Ellas Bates], Miss, rock `n' roll pioneer (Bo Diddley) on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history sigma Gamma Rho Sorority incorporates  

1929  On December - 30 cole Porter's musical "Wake Up & Dream," premieres in NYC  

1929  Barbara Nichols, Jamaica NY, actress (Dear Heart, Disorderly Orderly) on this day in history.  

1930  Jerome Theisen, benedictine on this day in history.  

1931  Charles A Bassett II, Dayton Ohio, Captain USAF/astronaut on this day in history.  

1931  Tyrone Power Sr, actor (Big Trial, Test of Donald Norton), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1932  Bradman out for a duck v England at cricket MCG on this day in history.  

1932  On December - 30 john Hillerman, Denison Tx, actor (Magnum PI, Blazing Saddles)  

1933  -50F (-46C) in Bloomfield, Vermont (state record) on December - 30.  

1934  On this day in history barry Briggs, NZ auto maker (World Champion 1957, 58, 64, 66)  

1935  On December - 30 italian bombers destroy Swedish Red Cross unit in Ethiopia  

1935  On this day in history bruno Canino, composer  

1936  On this day in history the United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike at the Fisher Body Plant in Flint, Michigan.  

1936  On December - 30 united Auto Workers stage 1st sit-down strike, at Fisher Body Plant  

1938  Electronic television system patented, VK Zworykin on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history electronic television system patented (V K Zworykin)  

1939  On December - 30 bradman scores 267 SA v Vic, world record 34th double cricket century  

1940  On this day in history california's 1st freeway, (Arroyo Seco Parkway), opens  

1940  Fritz Volbach, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

1941  On December - 30 al Capone's son Sonny marries in Miami Beach  

1943  On December - 30 phillies trade Babe Dahlgren to Pitts for Babe Phelps & cash  

1943  Hobart Bosworth, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history king George II of Greece, renounces his throne  

1944  On December - 30 king George II of Greece, abdicates his throne  

1944  Romain Roland, French writer/pacifist (Nobel 1915), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1946  Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1947  On December - 30 king Michael of Romania abdicates the throne, but makes it clear that he is forced out by Communists.  

1947  King Michael of Romania abdicates, allowing a communist republic to be formed on December - 30.  

1947  On this day in history 36th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)  

1947  Han [Henricus A] van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger, dies at 58 on December - 30.  

1948  Cole Porter's musical Kiss Me, Kate opens on Broadway on December - 30.  

1948  On December - 30 "Kiss Me, Kate" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 1077 performances  

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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  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 this day in history birth of ahmed III, Ottoman Sultan (d. 1736)  

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

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Famous Deaths In December - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0273  On this day in history 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  Death of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, claimant to the English throne (killed in battle) (b. 1411) on this day in history.  

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

1591  On December - 30 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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