Historical Events In December - 30
Sunday, 20 January 2019
1977 Carter holds first news conference by US President in Eastern Europe (Warsaw) on December - 30.
1978 On December - 30 ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach
1979 On December - 30 rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up
1979 On December - 30 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 Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season on December - 30.
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 this day in history.
1985 On December - 30 iBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released
1985 On this day in history president Zia of Pakistan ends martial law
1986 On this day in history uS begins Military exercises in Honduras
1986 On December - 30 jiri Jaroch, composer, dies at 66
1988 Canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US on this day in history.
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 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 December - 30.
1989 On December - 30 madoline Thomas, actress (Girl in the Canal), dies
1992 Caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies on this day in history.
1993 Mack David, US songwriter (Bachelor in Paradise), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1994 Two are killed and five wounded when a gunman opens fire at two Boston area abortion clinics on December - 30.
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 Jack Nance, actor (Meatballs 4, Whore, Voodoo), murdered at 53 on this day in history.
2006 On December - 30 saddam Hussein, former Iraq president, is executed in Baghdad.
2006 On December - 30 the Free State Project completes its "First 1,000" pledge.
2006 On December - 30 the M/V Senopati Nusantara sinks in Indonesia with several hundred casualties.
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 this day in history.
2012 On December - 30 19 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Balochistan, Pakistan
2018 On December - 30 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