On this day: December 30

Published On: Dec 08 2013 11:57:10 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 30 2015 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 - Michael Nesmith
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1942: Singer-songwriter, guitarist and actor Michael Nesmith (right), best known as a member of the rock band The Monkees and a co-star of "The Monkees" TV show, is born in Houston, Texas.

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