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 This day in History - December 30
334 Historic Events for December 30
1777

Maximilian III Jozef, elector of Bayern (1745-77), dies at 50

Death
1784

Dorothea von Benckendorff, Baltic monarch of Lieven

Birth
1788

Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter/etcher, dies at 86

Death
1794

French troops conquer Grave Neth

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1796

Jean-Baptiste Lamoyne, composer, dies at 45

Death
1809

Wearing masks at balls forbidden in Boston

Event
1813

Danzig surrenders to allied armies

Event
1817

1st coffee planted in Hawaii (Kona)

Event
1818

James Cantey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1874

Birth
1819

John White Geary, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1873

Birth
1819

Theodor Fontane, German writer (Effi Briest)

Birth
1821

Angelo Maria Benincori, composer, dies at 42

Death
1825

Peter Gronland, composer, dies at 64

Death
1828

Waldemar Thrane, composer, dies at 38

Death
1828

Mark Perrin Lowrey, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885

Birth
1832

Abijah Hammond, owned large portion of Greenwich Village, dies

Death
1835

After gold discovery in Ga, Cherokees forced to move across Miss R

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1835

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails from NZ to Sydney

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1836

Lehman-theater in St Petersburg catches fire; 100s die

Event
1844

Opera "Stradella" after being rewritten is produced (Hamburg)

Event
1847

John Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists

Birth
1848

Mary Frances Allitsen, composer

Birth
1851

Asa Griggs Candler, developed Coca-Cola

Birth
1853

Gadsden Purchase 45,000ý mi (120,000ý km) by Gila River from M‚xico for $10 million, area is now southern Arizona and New M‚xico

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1853

Andre-Charles-Prosper Messager, composer

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