Historical Events For April - 30
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
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 Beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85 on April - 30.
1944 On this day in history nY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs
1945 "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio on April - 30.
1945 On April - 30 germany surrenders; end of the Third Reich.
1945 Munich is captured by Patch's 7th Army unit on this day in history.
1945 Adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56 on April - 30.
1946 On this day in history cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0
1947 Boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover on this day in history.
1948 Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia on this day in history.
1950 Construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead on this day in history.
1952 On April - 30 charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
1955 On this day in history 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 On April - 30 ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80
1959 On this day in history 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 The first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern) on this day in history.
1962 On April - 30 nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m
1962 Willie Mays hits 4 HRs on this day in history.
1963 Bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74 on April - 30.
1965 Helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56 on April - 30.
1966 On this day in history richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
1969 On April - 30 sir Paul Hasluck appointed Australian Governor-General.
1970 American troops enter Cambodia, Asia on April - 30.
1970 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 on April - 30.
1970 US troops invade Cambodia on this day in history.
1970 On April - 30 vancouver BC, the first computer-controlled CP Rail coal train reaches Roberts Bank from mines in Alberta.
1970 Hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1971 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70 on April - 30.
1972 "Arthur Godfrey Time" ends a 27 year run on radio on April - 30.
1972 On April - 30 gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38