Historical Events Happened In April - 30
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms
1943 Beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1944 NY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs on April - 30.
1945 "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio on this day in history.
1945 Germany surrenders; end of the Third Reich on this day in history.
1945 On April - 30 munich is captured by Patch's 7th Army unit.
1945 On this day in history adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56
1946 On this day in history cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0
1947 On this day in history boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover
1948 Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia on this day in history.
1950 On April - 30 construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead.
1952 Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies on this day in history.
1955 Element 101, Mendelevium, announced on April - 30.
1955 On April - 30 perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks
1956 On April - 30 alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78
1957 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80 on April - 30.
1959 Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81 on April - 30.
1960 Lt. Gen. H.D. Graham leaves the Canadian armed forces; last officer with a World War I ribbon to retire on April - 30.
1961 On April - 30 the first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)
1962 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m on this day in history.
1962 Willie Mays hits 4 HRs on April - 30.
1963 On this day in history bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74
1965 On April - 30 helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56
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 On this day in history american troops enter Cambodia, Asia
1970 On April - 30 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 US troops invade Cambodia on April - 30.
1970 Vancouver BC, the first computer-controlled CP Rail coal train reaches Roberts Bank from mines in Alberta on April - 30.
1970 On April - 30 hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82
1971 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70 on April - 30.
1972 On this day in history "Arthur Godfrey Time" ends a 27 year run on radio
1972 Gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38 on April - 30.