December 19, 1930

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The mount Merapi (Indonesian for 'Fire Mountain') volcano erupts - when thirteen villages were destroyed and over 1300 people are killed by pyroclastic flows.

The Australian radio station 1233 ABC Newcastle (call sign: 2NC) airs for the first times.

James Weldon Johnson, an American author, educator, lawyer, diplomat, songwriter, and influencial civil rights activist resigns from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

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