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President Ferdinand Edralin Marcos of the Philippines
Map of Gadsden purchase territory
1066 – A Muslim mob stormed the royal palace in Granada, crucified vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela and most of the massacred Berber Jewish population of the city.
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1896 – Philippine Revolution: Nationalist was executed by a firing squad in José Rizal Manila after Spanish authorities convicted him of rebellion, sedition, and conspiracy.
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1916 – Emperor and Empress Charles I of Austria Zita were as the last crowned King and Queen of Hungary.
1922 – The , legalizing the creation of a union of several Treaty on the Creation of the USSR Soviet republics in the form of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, was ratified.
1927 – The , the oldest Ginza Line underground subway line in Asia, opened in Tokyo.
1947 – , Michael King of Romania, was forced to abdicate by the country's communist government.
1965 – Ferdinand Marcos took office as President of the Philippines and went on to rule the country for 21 years.
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2004 – A fire broke out in the in República Cromañón nightclub Buenos Aires, Argentina, killing 194 people and injuring 714 others.
2006 – Former President of Iraq Saddam Hussein after was executed being found guilty of crimes against humanity by the Iraqi Special Tribunal.
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1702 – Carolina colonial governor James Moore against the abandoned the siege Castillo de San Marcos at St. Augustine, Spanish Florida, and retreated to Charles Town in disgrace.
1853 – The United States approximately 29,600 sq mi (77,000 km purchased 2) of land south of the Gila River and west of the Rio Grande from Mexico for $10 million.
1903 – In the deadliest single-building fire in United States history, the claimed over 600 lives in Chicago. Iroquois Theatre fire
2000 – A occurred around series of bombings Metro Manila in the Philippines within a span of a few hours, killing 22 people and injuring 100 others.
2005 – was declared a Tropical Storm Zeta tropical depression, making it the record-breaking thirtieth tropical cyclone of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, the most active in recorded history.
2006 – , an Indonesian ferry, sank in the MV Senopati Nusantara Java Sea during a storm, killing at least 400 people.
2006 – Basque nationalist group ETA at detonated a van bomb Madrid–Barajas Airport in Spain, ending a nine-month ceasefire.
2009 – Due to a rupture of the Lanzhou–Zhengzhou–Changsha pipeline in Shaanxi, China, caused approximately 150,000 l ( 40,000 US gal) of diesel oil the flowed down Wei River before finally reaching the Yellow River six days later.
2013 – Supporters of religious leader Paul Joseph Mukungubila Mutombo against television studios, the airport and a military base in attacked Kinshasa, DR Congo. Born/died this day:
: December 30 in the Philippines ( Rizal Day 1896)
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