Historical Events Happened In April - 30
Thursday, 02 October 2014
1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1943 Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms on April - 30.
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 this day in history.
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 April - 30.
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 On April - 30 boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover
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 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 this day in history.
1959 On this day in history armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81
1960 Lt. Gen. H.D. Graham leaves the Canadian armed forces; last officer with a World War I ribbon to retire on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On April - 30 richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
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 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 On April - 30 uS troops invade Cambodia
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 April - 30.
1971 On this day in history elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70
1972 "Arthur Godfrey Time" ends a 27 year run on radio on April - 30.
1972 Gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38 on this day in history.