Historical Events In December - 30
Friday, 14 May 2021
1977 On December - 30 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 Rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history richard Rodgers, composer (Rogers & Hammerstein), dies at 77
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 December - 30.
1981 On this day in history wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season
1982 On December - 30 uS Assay Office in New York City NY closes
1984 On this day in history miss Elizabeth (Hulette) & Macho Man Randy Savage (Poffo) wed
1985 On this day in history iBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released
1985 President Zia of Pakistan ends martial law on December - 30.
1986 On this day in history uS begins Military exercises in Honduras
1986 Jiri Jaroch, composer, dies at 66 on December - 30.
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 this day in history.
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 December - 30.
1988 On December - 30 the Yugoslavian government resigns over problems in Serbia
1988 Yugoslav government resigns on December - 30.
1989 On December - 30 madoline Thomas, actress (Girl in the Canal), dies
1992 On December - 30 caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies
1993 Mack David, US songwriter (Bachelor in Paradise), dies at 81 on December - 30.
1994 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1994 Lloyd James Austin, french Scholar, dies at 79 on December - 30.
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 On December - 30 saddam Hussein, former Iraq president, is executed in Baghdad.
2006 On this day in history the Free State Project completes its "First 1,000" pledge.
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 December - 30.
2008 Dick Green, Canadian actor on December - 30.
2011 Eva Zeisel, Hungarian-born ceramic designer, dies at 105 on December - 30.
2012 On this day in history 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 December - 30.