On This Day: December 30th

This is 364th day of the year and 1 days remain in the year.

in history
1853
The United States bought some 45,000 sq mi of land from Mexico in the Gadsden Purchase.
1911
Sun Yat-sen was elected the first president of the Republic of China.
1922
The Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics was established through the confederation of Russia, Byelorussia, Ukraine, and Transcaucasian Federation.
1940
California's first freeway opened.
1972
President Nixon halted the heavy bombing on North Vietnam.
1993
Israel and the Vatican signed an agreement of mutual recognition to put an end to Jewish-Christian hostilities.
December 30 Birthdays
Rudyard Kipling1865–1936, British Author.
Tracey Ullmancomedian, actor, singer
Paul Bowleswriter and composer
Jeff Lynnesinger and songwriter, and music producer
Bennett Millerfilmmaker
Eliza Dushkuactor
Ryan Shecklerskateboarder
John Milneseismologist
Tiger Woodsgolfer
Sandy Koufaxbaseball player
Titusemperor
Alfred E. Smithpolitical leader
Jack Lordactor
Bo Diddleysinger, guitarist, and songwriter



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