On this day: December 30

Published On: Dec 08 2013 11:57:10 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 30 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

Rasputin is murdered, the Soviet Union is formed, California's first freeway opens, Ted Bundy escapes for the second time, George Harrison is attacked, and Saddam Hussein is executed, all on this day.

OTD December 30 - Tracey Ullman
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1959: Actress, singer, screenwriter and director Tracey Ullman, best known for the Emmy-award winning late-1980s sketch comedy show "The Tracey Ullman Show," is born in Slough, Buckinghamshire, England.

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