Historical Events Happened In April - 30
Wednesday, 28 January 2015
1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 on April - 30.
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 NY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs on April - 30.
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 April - 30 munich is captured by Patch's 7th Army unit.
1945 Adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56 on this day in history.
1946 On April - 30 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 April - 30.
1950 On April - 30 construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead.
1952 On this day in history charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
1955 On April - 30 element 101, Mendelevium, announced
1955 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1960 On this day in history 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 NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m on April - 30.
1962 On this day in history willie Mays hits 4 HRs
1963 On April - 30 bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74
1965 On April - 30 helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56
1966 Richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident on this day in history.
1969 Sir Paul Hasluck appointed Australian Governor-General on this day in history.
1970 American troops enter Cambodia, Asia on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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.