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DECEMBER 30

Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1875 Delaware's First State Teacher Association Meeting Is Held Delaware Education Education Labor Unions Historic Firsts Delaware Education Association State of Delaware
1879 Gilbert and Sullivan's Comic Opera The Pirates of Penzance Is First Performed in the English Coastal Resort of Paignton England Stage and Theater Plays Historic Firsts Historic UK American Public Media
1905 In Arles-Salon, France, Victor Hemery Sets a New Land Speed Record of 109.589 mph, Driving a Gasoline-Powered Darracq Automobile French Sports Figures Automobile Racing Historic Firsts History Channel
1940 Battle of Angels by Tennessee Williams Premieres in Boston Boston, Massachusetts Tennessee Williams Stage and Theater Historic Firsts Mississippi Writers Project
California's First Freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway Connecting Los Angeles and Pasadena, Officially Opens Los Angeles Transportation Historic Firsts New York Times

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