Historical Events For April - 30
Friday, 17 November 2017
1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 on April - 30.
1943 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 Munich is captured by Patch's 7th Army unit on this day in history.
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 this day in history org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia
1950 On this day in history construction starts on $95 million Interprovincial Pipeline to carry oil from Alberta to the Ontario Lakehead.
1952 On this day in history charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies
1955 On April - 30 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 April - 30.
1959 On April - 30 armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81
1960 On this day in history lt. Gen. H.D. Graham leaves the Canadian armed forces; last officer with a World War I ribbon to retire.
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 April - 30.
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 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
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 April - 30 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 On this day in history gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38