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Historical Events In December - 30

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1927  On this day in history bernard Barrow, NYC, actor (Ryan's Hope, Louie Slavinsky-Loving)  

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

1929  On December - 30 sigma Gamma Rho Sorority incorporates  

1929  Cole Porter's musical "Wake Up & Dream," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

1930  On this day in history jerome Theisen, benedictine  

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

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

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 December - 30 barry Briggs, NZ auto maker (World Champion 1957, 58, 64, 66)  

1935  Italian bombers destroy Swedish Red Cross unit in Ethiopia on December - 30.  

1935  Bruno Canino, composer on December - 30.  

1936  The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike at the Fisher Body Plant in Flint, Michigan on December - 30.  

1936  On this day in history united Auto Workers stage 1st sit-down strike, at Fisher Body Plant  

1938  On this day in history electronic television system patented, VK Zworykin  

1938  On December - 30 electronic television system patented (V K Zworykin)  

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

1940  California's 1st freeway, (Arroyo Seco Parkway), opens on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history fritz Volbach, composer, dies at 79  

1941  Al Capone's son Sonny marries in Miami Beach on December - 30.  

1943  Phillies trade Babe Dahlgren to Pitts for Babe Phelps & cash on December - 30.  

1943  On this day in history hobart Bosworth, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade), dies at 76  

1944  King George II of Greece, renounces his throne on this day in history.  

1944  King George II of Greece, abdicates his throne on this day in history.  

1944  On this day in history romain Roland, French writer/pacifist (Nobel 1915), dies at 78  

1946  On December - 30 charles Wakefield Cadman, composer, dies at 65  

1947  On this day in history king Michael of Romania abdicates the throne, but makes it clear that he is forced out by Communists.  

1947  On this day in history king Michael of Romania abdicates, allowing a communist republic to be formed  

1947  36th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1) on December - 30.  

1947  On December - 30 han [Henricus A] van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger, dies at 58  

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

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

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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  Alessandro Piccinini, composer was born on this day in history.  

1569  On December - 30 birth of georg Quitschreiber, composer  

1642  Vincenzo da Filicaja, Italian poet (d. 1707) was born on this day in history.  

1644  On this day in history birth of philips van Almonde, Dutch Zeeuws lt-admiral  

1673  On December - 30 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  Felix I, Italian Bishop of Rome, dies (or 274) on December - 30.  

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 December - 30.  

1573  Death of Giovanni Battista Giraldi, Italian writer (b. 1504) on December - 30.  

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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