December 30, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • King Michael of Romania, forced by Communists abdicates his throne, sending him into exlie
  • Romanian republic proclaimed

Birthdays in History

  • Jeff Lynne, rocker (ELO-Telephone Line, Travelling Wilburys)
  • Stephanus S "Tian" van Merwe, leader (South Africa Democratic Party)

Deaths in History

  • Han [Henricus A] van Meegeren, Dutch painter/art forger, dies at 58