Historical Events In December - 30
Monday, 21 September 2020
1977 On December - 30 carter holds first news conference by US President in Eastern Europe (Warsaw)
1978 Ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach on this day in history.
1979 Rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up on this day in history.
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 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season on this day in history.
1982 US Assay Office in New York City NY closes on this day in history.
1984 Miss Elizabeth (Hulette) & Macho Man Randy Savage (Poffo) wed on December - 30.
1985 On December - 30 iBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released
1985 On December - 30 president Zia of Pakistan ends martial law
1986 On December - 30 uS begins Military exercises in Honduras
1986 Jiri Jaroch, composer, dies at 66 on December - 30.
1988 On this day in history canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US
1988 On December - 30 former Soviet President Brezhnev's son-in-law sentenced to 12-yr (bribery)
1988 On this day in history mercedes-Benz pays $20.2-M fine failed to meet '86 government fuel standard
1988 North subpoenas Reagan & Bush as defense witnesses for upcoming trial on this day in history.
1988 The Yugoslavian government resigns over problems in Serbia on this day in history.
1988 Yugoslav government resigns on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history madoline Thomas, actress (Girl in the Canal), dies
1992 Caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies on December - 30.
1993 Mack David, US songwriter (Bachelor in Paradise), dies at 81 on December - 30.
1994 Two are killed and five wounded when a gunman opens fire at two Boston area abortion clinics on December - 30.
1994 On this day in history 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.
1994 On this day in history lloyd James Austin, french Scholar, dies at 79
1995 Heiner Muller, dramatist, dies at 66 on December - 30.
1996 Jack Nance, actor (Meatballs 4, Whore, Voodoo), murdered at 53 on December - 30.
2006 On this day in history saddam Hussein, former Iraq president, is executed in Baghdad.
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 Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad on this day in history.
2008 Dick Green, Canadian actor on this day in history.
2011 On this day in history eva Zeisel, Hungarian-born ceramic designer, dies at 105
2012 On December - 30 19 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Balochistan, Pakistan
2018 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 on this day in history.