Historical Events In December - 30
Tuesday, 22 January 2019
1907 On this day in history abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday invented baseball
1907 On this day in history christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers)
1908 On this day in history 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 December - 30 stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in 2 game set
1910 Dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass, Waterfront) on this day in history.
1911 Sun Yat-sen elected first President of Republic of China on December - 30.
1911 Sun Yat-sen is elected as the first president of the Republic of China on this day in history.
1911 Crickets S F Barnes takes 5-6 in 1st 11 overs v Aust at MCG on December - 30.
1911 Jeanette Nolan, LA Calif, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian) on December - 30.
1912 Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60 on December - 30.
1913 On December - 30 barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 & 9-103)
1913 On December - 30 svend Simon Schultz, composer
1914 Bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America) on December - 30.
1915 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 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1917 -32°F (-36°C) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record) on December - 30.
1917 Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness) on December - 30.
1918 John E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover on this day in history.
1918 W Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden) on this day in history.
1919 Lincoln's Inn in London admits its first female bar student on December - 30.
1919 On December - 30 david Valentine Willcocks, composer
1920 Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist on this day in history.
1921 On December - 30 michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader
1922 Russia becomes the Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics on this day in history.
1922 On December - 30 soviet Union organized as a federation of RSFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR & Transcaucasian SSR
1922 Vladimir Lenin establishes the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on this day in history.
1923 Sara A Lidman, Swedish author (Jag Och Min Son, Samtal in Hanoi) on December - 30.
1924 On December - 30 edwin Hubble announces existence of other galactic systems
1925 NSW score 705 against Victoria, go from 8-475 to 9-701 on December - 30.
1926 Paul Eliot Greens "In Abraham's Bosom," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1926 Stanley Tracey, composer on December - 30.
1927 On December - 30 japan dedicates first subway in the Orient (route under 2 miles long)
1927 On December - 30 japan dedicates 1st subway in Orient (route under 2 miles long)