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 -50°F (-46°C) 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