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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

December 30 - The Day in History

December 30 : General Interest
1922: USSR established

In post-revolutionary Russia, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) is established, comprising a confederation of Russia, Belorussia, Ukraine, and the Transcaucasian Federation (divided in 1936 into the Georgian, Azerbaijan, and Armenian republics)... read more


American Revolution
1803 : Francis Lewis dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/francis-lewis-dies

Automotive
1936 : Sit-down strike begins in Flint
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/sit-down-strike-begins-in-flint

Civil War
1862 : U.S.S. Monitor sinks
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/uss-monitor-sinks

Cold War
1950 : Acheson calls for renewed effort to meet communist threat
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/acheson-calls-for-renewed-effort-to-meet-communist-threat

Crime
1994 : An anti-abortion activist goes on a murder spree
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/an-anti-abortion-activist-goes-on-a-murder-spree

Disaster
1903 : Fire breaks out in Chicago theater
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/fire-breaks-out-in-chicago-theater

General Interest
1853 : Southern U.S. border established
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/southern-us-border-established
1916 : Rasputin murdered
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rasputin-murdered
1965 : Marcos inaugurated
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/marcos-inaugurated

Hollywood
1940 : Cheers co-creator and famed TV director James Burrows born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cheers-co-creator-and-famed-tv-director-james-burrows-born

Literary
1816 : Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin wed
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/percy-bysshe-shelley-and-mary-wollstonecraft-godwin-wed

Music
1968 : Led Zeppelin captured live for the first time in Spokane gym
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/led-zeppelin-captured-live-for-the-first-time-in-spokane-gym

Old West
1905 : Former Idaho governor Steunenberg assassinated
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/former-idaho-governor-steunenberg-assassinated

Presidential
1852 : Rutherford B. Hayes marries Lucy Webb
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rutherford-b-hayes-marries-lucy-webb

Sports
1978 : OSU fires coach Woody Hayes for attacking an opposing player
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/osu-fires-coach-woody-hayes-for-attacking-an-opposing-player

Vietnam War
1970 : U.S. Navy transfers some responsibility to South Vietnamese
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-navy-transfers-some-responsibility-to-south-vietnamese
1972 : Negotiations to resume in Paris
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/negotiations-to-resume-in-paris

World War I
1916 : Rasputin is murdered
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rasputin-is-murdered

World War II
1884 : Tojo is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tojo-is-born


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