Historical Events In April - 30
Friday, 04 December 2020
1942 Catherine Murphy Urner, composer, dies at 51 on April - 30.
1943 Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms on April - 30.
1943 Beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1944 On April - 30 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 On April - 30 germany surrenders; end of the Third Reich.
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 April - 30.
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 Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia on this day in history.
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 Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks on April - 30.
1956 On April - 30 alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78
1957 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80 on April - 30.
1959 Armand Louis Joseph Marsick, composer, dies at 81 on April - 30.
1960 On April - 30 lt. Gen. H.D. Graham leaves the Canadian armed forces; last officer with a World War I ribbon to retire.
1961 On April - 30 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 Willie Mays hits 4 HRs on April - 30.
1963 Bryant Washburn, actor (Nabonga, Millionaire Kid), dies at 74 on April - 30.
1965 Helen Chandler, actress (Dracula, Salute, Last Flight), dies at 56 on April - 30.
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 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 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 this day in history.
1970 Hall Johnson, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1971 Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll), dies at 70 on this day in history.
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