Historical Events Happened In April - 30
Tuesday, 31 March 2015
1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1946 Cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0 on this day in history.
1947 Boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover on April - 30.
1948 Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia on April - 30.
1950 On this day in history construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead.
1952 On April - 30 charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
1955 Element 101, Mendelevium, announced on April - 30.
1955 Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks on this day in history.
1956 On April - 30 alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78
1957 On this day in history ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80
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 this day in history the first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)
1962 On this day in history 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 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 Sir Paul Hasluck appointed Australian Governor-General on April - 30.
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 this day in history.
1970 On this day in history uS troops invade Cambodia
1970 Vancouver BC, the first computer-controlled CP Rail coal train reaches Roberts Bank from mines in Alberta on April - 30.
1970 Hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70
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 this day in history.