30 December 2022: This day in history

1460: Wars of the Roses: Battle of Wakefield (Northern England), Duke of York killed and his forces soundly defeated by forces for King Henry VI

1703: Tokyo hit by Earthquake; about 37,000 die

1906: The All India Muslim League is founded in Dacca, East Bengal, British India Empire, later laid down the foundations of Pakistan

1922: Creation of the USSR formally proclaimed in Moscow from the Bolshoi Theatre, Soviet Union organized as a federation of Russian SFSR, Ukrainian SSR, Belorussian SSR and Transcaucasian SSR

1924: Astronomer Edwin Hubble formally announces existence of other galactic systems at meeting of the American Astronomical Society

1950: Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia become Independent states within the French Union


Source: Onthisday.com

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