Historical Events For April - 30
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
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 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 "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio on April - 30.
1945 Germany surrenders; end of the Third Reich on this day in history.
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 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 Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia on April - 30.
1950 Construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead on April - 30.
1952 On this day in history charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
1955 On this day in history element 101, Mendelevium, announced
1955 On this day in history perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks
1956 Alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78 on April - 30.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1963 Bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74 on April - 30.
1965 Helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56 on April - 30.
1966 On April - 30 richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
1969 On April - 30 sir Paul Hasluck appointed Australian Governor-General.
1970 American troops enter Cambodia, Asia on April - 30.
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 April - 30.
1970 On April - 30 vancouver BC, the first computer-controlled CP Rail coal train reaches Roberts Bank from mines in Alberta.
1970 On this day in history hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82
1971 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70 on April - 30.
1972 On April - 30 "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 April - 30.