Historical Events In April - 30
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
1991 Cyclone kills 125,000 in Bangladesh on April - 30.
1991 George Sperti Sperti, inventor (Preparation H), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1998 On this day in history secessionist rebels and the Papua New Guinea government sign a permanent ceasefire, ending a nine-year rebellion on the South Pacific island of Bougainville.
2005 Attacks on tourists in the Egyptian capital Cairo leave three militants dead and at least ten people injured on April - 30.
2006 In the Australian Football League, a match between St Kilda and Fremantle ends in controversial circumstances after St Kilda's Steven Baker was alleged to have kicked a behind after the final siren had went. Following an investigation, the Saints were stripped of two competition points and the full win was handed to Fremantle on April - 30.
2009 On this day in history chrysler automobile company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
2009 e United Kingdom formally ends combat operations in Iraq on April - 30.
2009 On April - 30 failed attack on e Dutch Royal Family results in 7 deas and 17 injured.
2012 The unfinished One World Trade Center overtakes the Empire State building to become the tallest building in New York on April - 30.
2013 13 people are killed after a bomb explodes in Damascus on this day in history.
2018 Superhero film "Avengers: Infinity War" sets new record for an opening weekend earning $250 million in the US, $630 million worldwide on April - 30.
2018 On this day in history new species of water beetle from Malaysian Borneo’s Maliau Basin named after actor Leonardo DiCaprio
2018 World's oldest known spider, a female trapdoor, dies after being killed by a wasp sting in Western Australia, aged 43 on April - 30.
2018 Coordinated double suicide attack kills 36 in Kabul, Afghanistan, including nine journalists on April - 30.
2018 On this day in history etienne Terrus art museum in Elne, France, reveals half of its collection are fakes
2018 Sajid Javid is named UK Home Secretary by Prome Minister Teresa May on this day in history.
2018 On April - 30 pakistani city of Nawabshah sets global record for an April temperature, recording high of 50.2C
2018 On this day in history israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Iran of not holding up its end of the Iran nuclear deal after presenting a cache of over 100,000 documents detailing the extent of Iran's nuclear program. Iran denounces Netanyahu's presentation as "propaganda".
2019 Japanese Emperor Akihito declares his abdication at a ceremony in Tokyo which officially takes effect the following day on April - 30.
2019 On this day in history emperor Akihito of Japan abdicates from his throne, the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in almost two centuries. The abdication ends the Heisei era of Japan and ushers in the Reiwa era with new emperor Naruhito ascending the throne on 1 May.
2019 On this day in history venezuelan presidential crisis: Venezuelan opposition leader and disputed interim President Juan Guaidó leads an attempted uprising against President Nicolás Maduro.
2020 On April - 30 eurozone economy shrinks at -3.8% between Jan and Mar 2020, the fastest rate on record with Euro Bank President Christine Lagarde warning the 2nd quarter will be even worse
2020 NASA officially selects SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Dynetics to build its next-generation lunar lander to carry American astronauts to the Moon by 2024 on April - 30.
2020 Bulgaria applies for ERM II (the "waiting room" for the Eurozone), due to join along with Croatia in July 2020 on this day in history.
2021 In Israel, 45 people are killed and another 150 injured in a crowd crush at a religious festival on Mount Meron on this day in history.