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What is Today - December 30, 2013

What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (12/30/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1809 – Wearing masks at balls forbidden in Boston

1816 – English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (24) marries second wife, writer "Frankenstein" Mary Godwin (19) and daughter of early feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft

1853 – A dinner party is held inside a life-size model of an Iguanodon created by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and Sir Richard Owen in south London

1865 – Birthday – Rudyard Kipling, author (Jungle Book, Just So Stories), (d. 1936)

1945 – Birthday – Davy Jones, singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville), (d. 2012)

1957 – Birthday – Matt Lauer, TV host (Today Show)

1975 – Birthday – Tiger Woods, golfer (16 Majors and 74 PGA wins)

1977 – Birthday – Laila Ali, American boxer, daughter of Muhammad Ali

1979 – Richard Rodgers, composer (Rogers & Hammerstein), dies at 77

1981 – Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season

1984 – Birthday – LeBron James, NBA player (Miami Heat)

1985 – IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released

2006 – Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad at 69

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