Historical Events For April - 30
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms
1943 Beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85 on April - 30.
1944 On April - 30 nY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs
1945 "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio on this day in history.
1945 Germany surrenders; end of the Third Reich on April - 30.
1945 On this day in history 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 Boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover on this day in history.
1948 Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia on this day in history.
1950 Construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead on this day in history.
1952 On April - 30 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 April - 30 ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80
1959 Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81 on April - 30.
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 The first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern) on April - 30.
1962 On April - 30 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 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 On this day in history richard Farina, American writer and folk rocker, dies on his birthday in a motorcycle accident
1969 Sir Paul Hasluck appointed Australian Governor-General on April - 30.
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 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 April - 30.
1970 Hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1971 On April - 30 elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70
1972 "Arthur Godfrey Time" ends a 27 year run on radio on this day in history.
1972 On April - 30 gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38