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 - Jack Lord
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1920: Actor Jack Lord, best known for starring in the TV series "Hawaii Five-0" from 1968 to 1980, is born John Joseph Patrick Ryan in Brooklyn, New York. Lord died of congestive heart failure at the age of 77 on Jan. 21, 1998.

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