Historical Events Happened In April - 30
Wednesday, 04 May 2016
1942 On this day in history catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51
1943 Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms on this day in history.
1943 On April - 30 beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85
1944 On April - 30 nY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs
1945 On April - 30 "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio
1945 Germany surrenders; end of the Third Reich on April - 30.
1945 On this day in history munich is captured by Patch's 7th Army unit.
1945 Adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56 on April - 30.
1946 Cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0 on April - 30.
1947 On this day in history boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover
1948 On April - 30 org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia
1950 Construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead on April - 30.
1952 On this day in history charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
1955 On April - 30 element 101, Mendelevium, announced
1955 Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78
1957 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1959 On April - 30 armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81
1960 On April - 30 lt. Gen. H.D. Graham leaves the Canadian armed forces; last officer with a World War I ribbon to retire.
1961 On April - 30 the first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)
1962 On April - 30 nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m
1962 Willie Mays hits 4 HRs on April - 30.
1963 Bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1965 Helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56 on April - 30.
1966 On April - 30 richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
1969 Sir Paul Hasluck appointed Australian Governor-General on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history american troops enter Cambodia, Asia
1970 On this day in history the first CP coal unit train, comprising 88 cars and carrying more than 9,000 tons of coking coal destined to Japan, arrives at Roberts Bank superport after a 700-mile run from Sparwood, B.C.
1970 On this day in history uS troops invade Cambodia
1970 On April - 30 vancouver BC, the first computer-controlled CP Rail coal train reaches Roberts Bank from mines in Alberta.
1970 On April - 30 hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82
1971 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1972 "Arthur Godfrey Time" ends a 27 year run on radio on April - 30.
1972 Gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38 on April - 30.