Historical Events In December - 30
Thursday, 17 October 2019
1907 On this day in history abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday invented baseball
1907 On December - 30 christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers)
1908 On December - 30 montreal Wanderers loses to Edmonton but retain Stanley Cup (4th of 1908). Cup is won by total points in a 2 game series
1908 On this day in history stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in 2 game set
1910 On this day in history dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass, Waterfront)
1911 Sun Yat-sen elected first President of Republic of China on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history sun Yat-sen is elected as the first president of the Republic of China.
1911 On this day in history crickets S F Barnes takes 5-6 in 1st 11 overs v Aust at MCG
1911 Jeanette Nolan, LA Calif, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian) on December - 30.
1912 On December - 30 alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60
1913 On December - 30 barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103)
1913 Svend Simon Schultz, composer on December - 30.
1914 On this day in history bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America)
1915 On December - 30 hMS Natal, blew up and sank at her moorings in the Cromarty Firth, Scotland, over 400 lives lost. Sources differ about the date with some giving it as 31st. The cause was speculated about at the time and sabotage was feared by some but the official enquiry put it down to a cordite explosion which becomes unstable when overheated. Other ships had suffered a similar fate, and this is the most likely explanation.
1915 Cromarty Harbour, Scot-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die on this day in history.
1916 In Russia, Rasputin 'the mad monk' is murdered on December - 30.
1917 -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record) on this day in history.
1917 On this day in history nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)
1918 On this day in history john E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover
1918 On this day in history w Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden)
1919 On this day in history lincoln's Inn in London admits its first female bar student.
1919 On December - 30 david Valentine Willcocks, composer
1920 On December - 30 aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist
1921 Michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader on this day in history.
1922 Russia becomes the Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics on December - 30.
1922 Soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR & Transcaucasian SSR on December - 30.
1922 Vladimir Lenin establishes the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on December - 30.
1923 Sara A Lidman, Swedish author (Jag Och Min Son, Samtal in Hanoi) on December - 30.
1924 On this day in history edwin Hubble announces existence of other galactic systems
1925 NSW score 705 against Victoria, go from 8-475 to 9-701 on this day in history.
1926 Paul Eliot Greens "In Abraham's Bosom," premieres in NYC on December - 30.
1926 On December - 30 stanley Tracey, composer
1927 Japan dedicates first subway in the Orient (route under 2 miles long) on December - 30.
1927 Japan dedicates 1st subway in Orient (route under 2 miles long) on December - 30.