Historical Events In December - 30
Saturday, 23 March 2019
1977 Carter holds first news conference by US President in Eastern Europe (Warsaw) on December - 30.
1978 On this day in history ohio State dismisses Woody Hayes as its football coach
1979 Rock group, Emerson, Lake & Palmer break up on December - 30.
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 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 December - 30.
1984 On this day in history miss Elizabeth (Hulette) & Macho Man Randy Savage (Poffo) wed
1985 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released on December - 30.
1985 President Zia of Pakistan ends martial law on this day in history.
1986 US begins Military exercises in Honduras on December - 30.
1986 Jiri Jaroch, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1988 Canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US on December - 30.
1988 On this day in history 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 On this day in history the Yugoslavian government resigns over problems in Serbia
1988 On December - 30 yugoslav government resigns
1989 On December - 30 madoline Thomas, actress (Girl in the Canal), dies
1992 Caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies on December - 30.
1993 On December - 30 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 December - 30.
1994 Lloyd James Austin, french Scholar, dies at 79 on December - 30.
1995 Heiner Muller, dramatist, dies at 66 on December - 30.
1996 On December - 30 jack Nance, actor (Meatballs 4, Whore, Voodoo), murdered at 53
2006 On this day in history 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 On December - 30 the M/V Senopati Nusantara sinks in Indonesia with several hundred casualties.
2006 Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad on this day in history.
2008 On December - 30 dick Green, Canadian actor
2011 Eva Zeisel, Hungarian-born ceramic designer, dies at 105 on this day in history.
2012 19 people are killed by a suicide bomber in Balochistan, Pakistan on this day in history.
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.