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December 30,This day during the Queen Anne’s War (1702–1713)

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December 30, 1702 – Siege of St. Augustine 1702 was an action in Queen Anne’s War during November and December 1702. It was conducted by English provincial forces from…

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December 30, This day during the War of 1812

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December 30, 1813 – The Battle of Buffalo took place during the War of 1812 between British Empire and the United States on December 30, 1813 in the State…

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December 30, This day during the Korean War

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December 30, 1950 – In a swirling dogfight, USAF F-86 Sabers clash with MiG-15s over northwest Korea, soon to become known to the Americans as “MiG Alley” and “The…

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December 30, This day during the Iraq War

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December 30, 2006 – Ex Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is executed by hanging. The execution of Saddam Hussein took place on Saturday December 30, 2006. Saddam was sentenced to…

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December 30, This day during the American Revolution

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December 30, 1780 – at Williams’ Fort, also Fort Williams or Williams Plantation, Newberry or possibly Laurens County, South Carolina – Brig. Gen.. Robert Cunningham with about 100 to…

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December 30, This day during the American Revolution

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December 30, 1780 – at Hammond’s Store (Williamson’s Plantation), Laurens County, South Carolina – To encourage the British support in the upcountry of South Carolina, 250 loyalists under Col.…

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December 30, This day during the American Civil War

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December 30, 1862 – in Nolensville, Tennessee – On December 30, late in the day, Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler led several Confederate regiments to the village of Nolensville. They…

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