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 This day in History - December 30
334 Historic Events for December 30
1854

Pennsylvania Rock Oil Co, 1st in US, incorporated in NYC

Event
1855

Heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)

Birth
1859

Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer

Birth
1861

US, banks stops payments in gold

Event
1864

Alessandro Longo, composer

Birth
1865

Rudyard Kipling, Bombay, author (Jungle Book, Gunga Din-Nobel 1907)

Birth
1867

Simon Guggenheim, philanthropist (died aboard Titanic)

Birth
1869

Stephen Leacock, Canada, economist/humorist/professor

Birth
1869

Philadelphia Knights of Labor forms

Event
1869

Adolphe Max, Belgian Rep (Lib)

Birth
1870

... Prim, Spanish general, murdered

Death
1872

William A Larned, tennis champ (US Open-1901)

Birth
1873

American Metrological Society forms (NYC) weights, measures and money

Event
1875

Andrassy Note calls for Christian-Muslim religious freedoms

Event
1877

Johnannes Brahms' 2nd Symphony in D, premieres in Vienna

Event
1879

Gilbert and Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance," premieres

Event
1879

Sri Ramana Maharshi, Hindu philosopher/yogi (Maharshi Research Inst)

Birth
1880

Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein

Birth
1883

Lester Patrick, NHL pioneer

Birth
1883

Mary Forbes, Hornsey England, actress (Terror by Night)

Birth
1884

Anton Bruckner's 7th Symphony in E, premieres in Leipzig

Event
1884

Karl Heinrich David, composer

Birth
1884

Tojo Hideki, Japanese PM during WW II

Birth
1887

Henry George Ley, composer

Birth
1888

Belgium: king Leopold II installs Order of African Star

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