This day in history - December 30

This day in history - December 30.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, December 30, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on December 30 surrounded events relating to the 1066 Granada Massacre, Battle of Wakefield, First Hat Trick Scored in the Stanley Cup, Iroquois Theatre Fire, Assassination of Frank Steunenberg, Murder of Grigori Rasputin, Creation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Birth of Bo Diddley, First Sit Down Strike of the United Automobile Workers and Execution of Saddam Hussein. Many famous people were associated with these critical events including Joseph ibn Naghrela, Richard of York, Ernie McLea, Will Davis, Frank Steunenberg, Harry Orchard, Grigori Rasputin, Felix Yusupov, Vladimir Purishkevich, Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Lenin, Bo Diddley, Bob Travis and Saddam Hussein.

1066 Granada Massacre - December 30, 1066: On this day in history, December 30, 1066, important events took place today in Andalusia, Spain, surrounding the 1066 Granada Massacre. Joseph ibn Naghrela was a Rabbi and Vizier to Badis al-Muzaffar the Berber King. Muslim mobs, who had heard rumours that Naghrela wanted to kill the king, stormed the royal palace on December 30, 1066, and crucified him, before massacring the city's Jewish population. More than 4,000 Jews were killed. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 1066 were Joseph ibn Naghrela. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: 1066 Granada Massacre *** Date: December 30, 1066 *** Place: Andalusia, Spain *** Category: Massacre *** Historical Period: 11th Century *** This day in history ***

Battle of Wakefield - December 30, 1460: On this day in history, December 30, 1460, critical events took place today in West Yorkshire, England, regarding the Battle of Wakefield. The Battle of Wakefield took place on December 30, 1460, in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, as part of the War of the Roses. Richard Plantagenet, Duke of York and his son Edmund, Earl of Rutland were both killed. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 1460 were Richard of York. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: Battle of Wakefield *** Date: December 30, 1460 *** Place: West Yorkshire, England *** Category: Battle *** Historical Period: 15th Century *** This day in history ***

First Hat Trick Scored in the Stanley Cup - December 30, 1896: On this day in history, December 30, 1896, crucial events took place today in Manitoba, Canada, relating to the First Hat Trick Scored in the Stanley Cup. The Montreal Victorias beat the Winnipeg Victorias 6-5 in the Stanley Cup Challenge held in Winnipeg, on December 30, 1896. During the match, Montreal player Ernie McLea scored the Stanley Cup's first hat trick as well as the game's winning goal. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 1896 were Ernie McLea. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: First Hat Trick Scored in the Stanley Cup *** Date: December 30, 1896 *** Place: Manitoba, Canada *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Iroquois Theatre Fire - December 30, 1903: On this day in history, December 30, 1903, important events took place today in Illinois, USA, in respect of the Iroquois Theatre Fire. A fire, caused by a spark from an arc lamp igniting a muslin curtain, broke out in the Iroquois Theatre, Chicago, on December 30, 1903. More than 600 people were killed as a result of the fire, and Manager Will Davis was charged with criminal neglect. Davis was later acquitted. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 1903 were Will Davis. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: Iroquois Theatre Fire *** Date: December 30, 1903 *** Place: Illinois, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Assassination of Frank Steunenberg - December 30, 1905: On this day in history, December 30, 1905, important events took place today in Idaho, USA, in respect of the Assassination of Frank Steunenberg. Former Governor of Idaho Frank Steunenberg was killed by a bomb attached to the side gate of his house in Caldwell, Idaho, on December 30, 1905. The bomb had been set up by former miner Harry Orchard, who said that he was ordered to do it by the Western Federation of Miners. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 1905 were Frank Steunenberg, Harry Orchard. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: Assassination of Frank Steunenberg *** Date: December 30, 1905 *** Place: Idaho, USA *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Murder of Grigori Rasputin - December 30, 1916: On this day in history, December 30, 1916, momentous events took place today in Saint Petersburg, Russia, with regard to the Murder of Grigori Rasputin. Russian mystic-holy man Grigori Rasputin became a target of the Russian nobles because of his growing influence over Tsarina Alexandra. Following an attempt to murder Rasputin with poisoned cake and poisoned wine, Russian artistocrat Felix Yusupov and politician Vladimir Purishkevich shot and killed him on December 30, 1916. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 1916 were Grigori Rasputin, Felix Yusupov, Vladimir Purishkevich. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: Murder of Grigori Rasputin *** Date: December 30, 1916 *** Place: Saint Petersburg, Russia *** Category: Murder *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Creation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics - December 30, 1922: On this day in history, December 30, 1922, momentous events took place today in Moscow, Russia, with regard to the Creation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was created on December 30, 1922, with the unification of the Russian, Ukranian, Byelorussian and Transcaucasian republics. Joseph Stalin was it's first General Secretary and Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin) it's first Head of Government. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 1922 were Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Lenin. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: Creation of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics *** Date: December 30, 1922 *** Place: Moscow, Russia *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Birth of Bo Diddley - December 30, 1928: On this day in history, December 30, 1928, important events took place today in Mississippi, USA, surrounding the Birth of Bo Diddley. American musician, singer and producer Bo Diddley was born Ellas Otha Bates in McComb, Mississippi, on December 30, 1928. His music influenced artists such as Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and the Beatles, and he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 1928 were Bo Diddley. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: Birth of Bo Diddley *** Date: December 30, 1928 *** Place: Mississippi, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

First Sit Down Strike of the United Automobile Workers - December 30, 1936: On this day in history, December 30, 1936, crucial events took place today in Michigan, USA, relating to the First Sit Down Strike of the United Automobile Workers. The United Automobile Workers (UAW) first sit down strike occurred on December 30, 1936, at the General Motors factory in Flint, Michigan. The strike, which lasted 44 days, was called by lead organizer Bob Travis. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 1936 were Bob Travis. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: First Sit Down Strike of the United Automobile Workers *** Date: December 30, 1936 *** Place: Michigan, USA *** Category: Industry *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Execution of Saddam Hussein - December 30, 2006: On this day in history, December 30, 2006, important events took place today in Baghdad, Iraq, in respect of the Execution of Saddam Hussein. Former President of Iraq Saddam Hussein was found guilty of crimes against humanity on November 5, 2004, and sentenced to death by hanging. Despite his wishes to be shot, Saddam was hanged in Camp Justice, Kadhimiya, on December 30, 2006. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: December 30, 2006 were Saddam Hussein. Facts on this day in History December 30: Events on this day in history: Execution of Saddam Hussein *** Date: December 30, 2006 *** Place: Baghdad, Iraq *** Category: Crime *** Historical Period: 21st Century *** This day in history ***

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