Historical Events Happened In April - 30
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1943 On April - 30 bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms
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 On this day in history germany surrenders; end of the Third Reich.
1945 Munich is captured by Patch's 7th Army unit on April - 30.
1945 On April - 30 adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56
1946 On April - 30 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 On April - 30 org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia
1950 On April - 30 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 this day in history.
1955 Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks on April - 30.
1956 On this day in history 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 Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 this day in history 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 Willie Mays hits 4 HRs on April - 30.
1963 On April - 30 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 this day in history richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
1969 On this day in history sir Paul Hasluck appointed Australian Governor-General.
1970 On April - 30 american troops enter Cambodia, Asia
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 US troops invade Cambodia on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history 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 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1972 On April - 30 "Arthur Godfrey Time" ends a 27 year run on radio
1972 On this day in history gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38