Historical Events In December - 30
Saturday, 04 July 2020
1977 Carter holds first news conference by US President in Eastern Europe (Warsaw) on this day in history.
1978 Ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach on December - 30.
1979 Rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up on this day in history.
1979 Richard Rodgers, composer (Rogers & Hammerstein), dies at 77 on this day in history.
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 December - 30 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 Miss Elizabeth (Hulette) & Macho Man Randy Savage (Poffo) wed on this day in history.
1985 On December - 30 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 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 Mercedes-Benz pays $20.2-M fine failed to meet '86 government fuel standard on December - 30.
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 this day in history.
1988 Yugoslav government resigns on this day in history.
1989 Madoline Thomas, actress (Girl in the Canal), dies on December - 30.
1992 Caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies on December - 30.
1993 On this day in history mack David, US songwriter (Bachelor in Paradise), dies at 81
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 this day in history.
1994 Lloyd James Austin, french Scholar, dies at 79 on this day in history.
1995 Heiner Muller, dramatist, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history jack Nance, actor (Meatballs 4, Whore, Voodoo), murdered at 53
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 December - 30.
2006 The M/V Senopati Nusantara sinks in Indonesia with several hundred casualties on December - 30.
2006 On this day in history deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad
2008 On December - 30 dick Green, Canadian actor
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 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