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Historical Events Happened In April - 30

Thursday, 24 April 2014

1942  On this day in history catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51  

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  On this day in history nY Giant Phil Weintraub gets 11 RBIs  

1945  On this day in history "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio  

1945  Germany surrenders; end of the Third Reich on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history munich is captured by Patch's 7th Army unit.  

1945  On this day in history adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56  

1946  Cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0 on this day in history.  

1947  Boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover on this day in history.  

1948  On this day in history org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia  

1950  Construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead on this day in history.  

1952  Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

1962  Willie Mays hits 4 HRs on this day in history.  

1963  Bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1965  Helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1970  American troops enter Cambodia, Asia on this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1970  On this day in history hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82  

1971  On this day in history elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70  

1972  On this day in history "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 this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  On this day in history birth of king Philip III of France (d. 1285)  

1309  Kazimierz III de Great, King of Poland (1333-70) was born on this day in history.  

1553  On this day in history birth of louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont, queen of France (d. 1601)  

1602  William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler was born on this day in history.  

1651  Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theorist/saint was born on this day in history.  

1662  On this day in history birth of queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)  

1664  François Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

1710  Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (d. 1795) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In April - 30

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  Death of Lucan, Roman poet (b. 39) on this day in history.  

0313  On this day in history gaius G V Maximus, [Daia], Emperor of Rome, dies  

0535  On this day in history death of amalaswintha, queen of Ostrogoten, murdered  

1030  Mohammud van Ghazna, Turkish mayor (G'widen)/Islamic ruler, dies on this day in history.  

1063  On this day in history death of emperor Renzong of China (b. 1010)  

1131  On this day in history death of adjutor, Roman Catholic Saint  

1196  On this day in history boudouin II, bishop of Utrecht (1178-96), dies  

1214  On this day in history huguccio/Hugo van Pisa, Italian bishop, dies