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Historical Events Happened In April - 30

Thursday, 17 April 2014

1942  On this day in history catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51  

1943  On this day in history bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms  

1943  On this day in history beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85  

1944  NY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio  

1945  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1946  Cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0 on this day in history.  

1947  On this day in history boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover  

1948  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1952  On this day in history 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  Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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  The first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern) on this day in history.  

1962  On this day in history nASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 to 75,190 m  

1962  On this day in history willie Mays hits 4 HRs  

1963  On this day in history bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74  

1965  On this day in history 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  On this day in history sir Paul Hasluck appointed Australian Governor-General.  

1970  American troops enter Cambodia, Asia on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  King Philip III of France (d. 1285) was born on this day in history.  

1309  On this day in history birth of kazimierz III de Great, King of Poland (1333-70)  

1553  On this day in history birth of louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont, queen of France (d. 1601)  

1602  William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler was born on this day in history.  

1651  On this day in history birth of jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theorist/saint  

1662  Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694) was born on this day in history.  

1664  On this day in history birth of françois Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (d. 1709)  

1710  On this day in history birth of johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (d. 1795)  

Famous Deaths In April - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  On this day in history death of lucan, Roman poet (b. 39)  

0313  On this day in history gaius G V Maximus, [Daia], Emperor of Rome, dies  

0535  On this day in history death of amalaswintha, queen of Ostrogoten, murdered  

1030  Mohammud van Ghazna, Turkish mayor (G'widen)/Islamic ruler, dies on this day in history.  

1063  Death of Emperor Renzong of China (b. 1010) on this day in history.  

1131  Death of Adjutor, Roman Catholic Saint on this day in history.  

1196  On this day in history boudouin II, bishop of Utrecht (1178-96), dies  

1214  Huguccio/Hugo van Pisa, Italian bishop, dies on this day in history.