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30 December

274 – Rome – Pope Felix I died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Felix_I

1066 – Spain – Granada massacre. http://www.jspacenews.com/december-30-1066-granada-massacre/

1370 – Rome/Avignon – Pierre Roger de Beaufort became Pope Gregory XI. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Gregory_XI

1419 – France – Battle of La Rochelle (Hundred Years’ War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_La_Rochelle_(1419)

1460 – England – Battle of Wakefield (Wars of the Roses). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Wakefield

1591 – Rome – Pope Innocent IX died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Innocent_IX

1702 – America – Siege of St. Augustine ended (Queen Anne’s War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_St._Augustine_(1702)

1813 – USA – Battle of Buffalo (War of 1812). http://www.examiner.com/article/british-burn-buffalo-ny-1813

1903 – USA – Fire at Iroquois Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, 605 killed. http://youtu.be/WARJ1YuJLTU WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iroquois_Theatre_fire

1916 – Hungary – Coronation of King Charles IV & Queen Zita. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_I_of_Austria

1919 – UK – Lincoln’s Inn, London, admitted first female bar students. http://www.solicitorsjournal.com/crime/funding-legal-aid/sisters-law

1921 – France – Handley Page plane crashed in Berck-sur-Mer. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19211230-0

1922 – USSR – Treaty on the creation of the USSR signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_on_the_Creation_of_the_USSR

1927 – Japan – The Ginza Subway Line, Tokyo opened. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tokyo_Metro_Ginza_Line

1933 – Belgium – Imperial Airways plane crashed at Ruysselede, 10 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=27000

1943 – Pacific Ocean – US Navy plane missing, 6 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19431230-2

1944 – Italy – USAAF plane crashed near La Spezia, 7 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19441230-1

1944 – Algeria – LAM plane crashed off Algiers, 12 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19441230-2

1945 – USA – Eastern Air Lines Flight 14 at New York – LaGuardia Airport, NY, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19451230-0

1946 – Antarctica – US Navy plane crashed at Thurston Island, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19461230-0

1947 – Romania – King Michael forced to abdicate. http://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2013/mar/05/romania-king-michael-abdication-communism-1948

1949 – Bangladesh – Bharat Airways plane crashed at Comilla, 7 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19491230-0

1949 – Russia – Aeroflot plane crashed near Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19491230-1

1950 – Argentina – Aerolineas Argentinas plane crashed near Cobo, BA, 14 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19501230-0

1951 – USA – Transocean Air Lines Flight 501 crashed near Fairbanks, AK, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19511230-0

1951 – USA – USAF plane crashed near Globe, AZ, 28 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19511230-1

1952 – Taiwan – Philippines Air Lines plane crashed at Chinmen Island, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19521230-0

1958 – Mexico/Guatemala – Conflict began. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexico%E2%80%93Guatemala_conflict

1965 – Philippines – Ferdinand Marcos became President. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Marcos

1996 – India – Bomb on train exploded in Assam, 26 killed. http://www.nytimes.com/1996/12/31/world/at-least-26-die-in-india-in-assam-train-bombing.html

1997 – Algeria – Wilaya of Relizane Massacre. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilaya_of_Relizane_massacres_of_30_December_1997

2000 – Philippines – Rizal Day Bombings, 22 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rizal_Day_bombings

2004 – Argentina – Fire at República Cromagnon Nightclub, Buenos Aires, 194 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rep%C3%BAblica_Croma%C3%B1%C3%B3n_nightclub_fire

2006 – Spain – Madrid Barajas International Airport bombed, 2 killed. http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/world/2006-12-30-spain-cease-fire_x.htm

2006 – Indonesia – Ferry MV Senopati Nusantara sank, 400+ killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Senopati_Nusantara

2009 – China – Part of Lanzhou-Zhengzhou oil pipeline ruptured causing oil spill. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_River_oil_spill

2009 – Afghanistan – Camp Chapman attack by suicide bomber. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Chapman_attack

2011 – Samoa and Tokelau – One day skipped due to change of time zone. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16351377

2013 – Russia – Bomb explosion on bus in Volgograd, 6 killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-24608694

2013 – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Kinshasa Attacks. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/December_2013_Kinshasa_attacks