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 This day in History - December 30
334 Historic Events for December 30
1907

Robert Grant Grant-Ferris, politician

Birth
1908

Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in 2 game set

Event
1910

Herman van der Horst, Dutch cinematographer (Faja Lobbi)

Birth
1910

Paul Frederic Bowles, US composer/writer (Shelting Sky)

Birth
1910

Dennis Morgan, actor (Cattle Town, Canyon Pass, Waterfront)

Birth
1911

Sun Yat-sen elected 1st pres of Republic of China

Event
1911

Crickets S F Barnes takes 5-6 in 1st 11 overs v Aust at MCG

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1911

Jeanette Nolan, LA Calif, actress (Richard Boone Show, Virginian)

Birth
1912

Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister, dies at 60

Death
1913

Svend Simon Schultz, composer

Birth
1913

Barnes takes 17 wickets vs South Africa (8-56 and 9-103)

Event
1914

Bert Parks, [Jacobson], Atlanta Ga, TV host (Miss America)

Birth
1915

Cromarty Harbour, Scot-British cruiser Natal explodes: 405 die

Event
1917

-32øF (-36øC) in Mountain City, Tennessee (state record)

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1917

-37øF (-38øC) in Lewisburg, WV (state record)

Event
1917

Nancy Coleman, Everett WA, actress (Edge of Darkness)

Birth
1918

John E Hoover decides to be called J Edgar Hoover

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1918

W Eugene Smith, US photographer (Saipan, Walk to Paradise Garden)

Birth
1919

Dick Spooner, England, cricket wicketkeeper (Godfrey Evans' shadow)

Birth
1919

David Valentine Willcocks, composer

Birth
1919

Jo Van Fleet, Oakland, actress (Gunfight at OK Corral, East of Eden)

Birth
1920

Michael Allinson, London England (George Washington)

Birth
1920

Aad de Haas, Dutch religious painter/graphic artist/cartoonist

Birth
1921

Rashid Karami, Lebanon, 10 time PM: 1955..87 of Lebanon

Birth
1921

Michael Hollings, catholic priest/crusader

Birth