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December 30 ():
- 1853 – The United States bought land from Mexico to facilitate railroad building in the Southwest.
- 1922 – The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was formed.
- 1936 – The United Auto Workers union staged its first sit-down strike.
- 2006 – Saddam Hussein, former Iraqi dictator, was executed for war crimes.