On This Day

December 30, 1906 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Iran becomes a constitutional monarchy
  • The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, later laid down the foundations of Pakistan

Birthdays in History

  • Carol Reed, English motion picture director (3rd Man, Oliver!), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • Johan A earl von Kielmansegg, German general/commandant NATO-Europe

Deaths in History

  • Angela Burdett-Coutts, English philanthropist extrordinaire and "the richest heiress in England", dies at 92
  • Josephine Butler, English feminist and social reformer (campaigned against human trafficking), dies at 78