Historical Events For April - 30
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
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 "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 this day in history.
1945 On April - 30 munich is captured by Patch's 7th Army unit.
1945 Adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56 on April - 30.
1946 Cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1952 On this day in history charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
1955 On April - 30 element 101, Mendelevium, announced
1955 On April - 30 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 this day in history.
1957 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80 on April - 30.
1959 On April - 30 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 this day in history the first Airline shuttle flights between Wash DC, Boston & NYC begin (Eastern)
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 Bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74 on April - 30.
1965 On April - 30 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 Sir Paul Hasluck appointed Australian Governor-General on April - 30.
1970 American troops enter Cambodia, Asia on April - 30.
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 Vancouver BC, the first computer-controlled CP Rail coal train reaches Roberts Bank from mines in Alberta on April - 30.
1970 On April - 30 hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82
1971 On this day in history elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70
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