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 This day in History - December 30
334 Historic Events for December 30
1942

Robert Quine, rocker

Birth
1942

Fred Ward, SD Calif, actor (Chain Reaction, Thunderheart, Equinox)

Birth
1943

Rolf Gehlhaar, composer

Birth
1943

Phillies trade Babe Dahlgren to Pitts for Babe Phelps and cash

Event
1943

Hobart Bosworth, actor (Woman of Affairs, Big Parade), dies at 76

Death
1944

King George II of Greece, abdicates his throne

Event
1944

Romain Roland, French writer/pacifist (Nobel 1915), dies at 78

Death
1945

Davy Jones, Manchester Eng, singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville)

Birth
1945

John Kevin Moorhouse, test pilot

Birth
1945

Preston Andrew Trombly, composer

Birth
1946

Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer, dies at 65

Death
1947

Michael Burns, Mineola LI, actor (Barnaby West-Wagon Train)

Birth
1947

36th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)

Event
1947

Han [Henricus A] van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger, dies at 58

Death
1947

Romanian republic proclaimed

Event
1947

King Michael of Romania, forced by communists abdicates his throne

Event
1947

Jeff Lynne, rocker (ELO-Telephone Line, Travelling Wilburys)

Birth
1947

Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)

Birth
1948

Surinder Amarnath, cricketer (son of Lala 124 on debut v NZ 1976)

Birth
1948

"Kiss Me, Kate" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 1077 performances

Event
1949

India recognizes People's Republic of China

Event
1949

Bruce Davidson, equestrian 3-day (Olympics-silver-96)

Birth
1950

Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia become Independent states in France Union

Event
1950

Yunus I Mahomed, South African attorney/leader (UDF)

Birth
1951

Jozef E Stokvis, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies at 76

Death