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Historical Events In April - 30

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1942  On April - 30 catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51  

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  On this day in history germany surrenders; end of the Third Reich.  

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

1945  On April - 30 adolph Hitler, German dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56  

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

1947  On this day in history boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover  

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 April - 30.  

1952  Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies on April - 30.  

1955  Element 101, Mendelevium, announced on April - 30.  

1955  Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks on this day in history.  

1956  On this day in history alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78  

1957  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1965  On this day in history helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56  

1966  On April - 30 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 April - 30 uS troops invade Cambodia  

1970  On this day in history 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  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  Gia Scala, actress (Garment Jungle, I Aim at the Stars), dies at 38 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 30

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  King Philip III of France (d. 1285) was born on this day in history.  

1309  On April - 30 birth of kazimierz III de Great, King of Poland (1333-70)  

1553  On April - 30 birth of louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont, queen of France (d. 1601)  

1602  William Lilly, England, astrologer/author/almanac compiler was born on April - 30.  

1651  Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theorist/saint was born on April - 30.  

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

1664  On this day in history birth of françois Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (d. 1709)  

1710  Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (d. 1795) was born on April - 30.  

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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  Gaius G V Maximus, [Daia], Emperor of Rome, dies on this day in history.  

0535  On April - 30 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 April - 30 death of emperor Renzong of China (b. 1010)  

1131  On April - 30 death of adjutor, Roman Catholic Saint  

1196  On April - 30 boudouin II, bishop of Utrecht (1178-96), dies  

1214  On April - 30 huguccio/Hugo van Pisa, Italian bishop, dies  

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