Historical Events In December - 30
Sunday, 28 February 2021
1977 On this day in history carter holds first news conference by US President in Eastern Europe (Warsaw)
1978 On December - 30 ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach
1979 On this day in history rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up
1979 Richard Rodgers, composer (Rogers & Hammerstein), dies at 77 on December - 30.
1980 NBC cancels The Wonderful World of Disney, the longest-running prime time TV show in history. Disney now owns the ABC TV network on this day in history.
1981 On December - 30 wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season
1982 On this day in history uS Assay Office in New York City NY closes
1984 Miss Elizabeth (Hulette) & Macho Man Randy Savage (Poffo) wed on December - 30.
1985 On this day in history iBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released
1985 On this day in history president Zia of Pakistan ends martial law
1986 US begins Military exercises in Honduras on this day in history.
1986 On December - 30 jiri Jaroch, composer, dies at 66
1988 On December - 30 canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US
1988 Former Soviet President Brezhnev's son-in-law sentenced to 12-yr (bribery) on December - 30.
1988 Mercedes-Benz pays $20.2-M fine failed to meet '86 government fuel standard on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history north subpoenas Reagan & Bush as defense witnesses for upcoming trial
1988 The Yugoslavian government resigns over problems in Serbia on December - 30.
1988 Yugoslav government resigns on December - 30.
1989 Madoline Thomas, actress (Girl in the Canal), dies on this day in history.
1992 Caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies on this day in history.
1993 Mack David, US songwriter (Bachelor in Paradise), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1994 On December - 30 two are killed and five wounded when a gunman opens fire at two Boston area abortion clinics.
1994 US Army pilot Bobby Hall is free, some 13 days after his helicopter is downed (resulting in the death of his co-pilot David Hilemon) by North Korea. Dec 30, 1993 Israel and the Vatican agree to recognize each other on December - 30.
1994 On December - 30 lloyd James Austin, french Scholar, dies at 79
1995 On December - 30 heiner Muller, dramatist, dies at 66
1996 Jack Nance, actor (Meatballs 4, Whore, Voodoo), murdered at 53 on December - 30.
2006 Saddam Hussein, former Iraq president, is executed in Baghdad on December - 30.
2006 The Free State Project completes its "First 1,000" pledge on this day in history.
2006 The M/V Senopati Nusantara sinks in Indonesia with several hundred casualties on this day in history.
2006 On this day in history deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad
2008 Dick Green, Canadian actor on December - 30.
2011 Eva Zeisel, Hungarian-born ceramic designer, dies at 105 on December - 30.
2012 On December - 30 19 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Balochistan, Pakistan
2018 On this day in history patrick Mahomes becomes only the 2nd quarterback in NFL history to throw for 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns during KC Chiefs' 35-3 win over Oakland Raiders; achieves both marks with 3rd quarter 89-yard TD pass to Demarcus Robinson