Historical Events In December - 30
Thursday, 17 October 2019
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 this day in history.
1979 On this day in history rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up
1979 On this day in history richard Rodgers, composer (Rogers & Hammerstein), dies at 77
1980 On December - 30 nBC cancels The Wonderful World of Disney, the longest-running prime time TV show in history. Disney now owns the ABC TV network.
1981 On December - 30 wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season
1982 US Assay Office in New York City NY closes on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history miss Elizabeth (Hulette) & Macho Man Randy Savage (Poffo) wed
1985 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released on this day in history.
1985 President Zia of Pakistan ends martial law on December - 30.
1986 On this day in history uS begins Military exercises in Honduras
1986 On this day in history jiri Jaroch, composer, dies at 66
1988 Canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US on December - 30.
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 this day in history.
1988 On December - 30 north subpoenas Reagan & Bush as defense witnesses for upcoming trial
1988 On December - 30 the Yugoslavian government resigns over problems in Serbia
1988 On December - 30 yugoslav government resigns
1989 Madoline Thomas, actress (Girl in the Canal), dies on this day in history.
1992 Caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history mack David, US songwriter (Bachelor in Paradise), dies at 81
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 On this day in history lloyd James Austin, french Scholar, dies at 79
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 The Free State Project completes its "First 1,000" pledge on this day in history.
2006 The M/V Senopati Nusantara sinks in Indonesia with several hundred casualties on this day in history.
2006 On this day in history deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad
2008 Dick Green, Canadian actor on this day in history.
2011 On this day in history eva Zeisel, Hungarian-born ceramic designer, dies at 105
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.