Historical Events In April - 30
Friday, 04 December 2020
1991 Cyclone kills 125,000 in Bangladesh on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history george Sperti Sperti, inventor (Preparation H), dies at 91
1998 On April - 30 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 On April - 30 attacks on tourists in the Egyptian capital Cairo leave three militants dead and at least ten people injured.
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 April - 30 chrysler automobile company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
2009 On April - 30 e United Kingdom formally ends combat operations in Iraq.
2009 Failed attack on e Dutch Royal Family results in 7 deas and 17 injured on this day in history.
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 April - 30.
2018 Superhero film "Avengers: Infinity War" sets new record for an opening weekend earning $250 million in the US, $630 million worldwide on this day in history.
2018 New species of water beetle from Malaysian Borneo’s Maliau Basin named after actor Leonardo DiCaprio on April - 30.
2018 On this day in history world's oldest known spider, a female trapdoor, dies after being killed by a wasp sting in Western Australia, aged 43
2018 Coordinated double suicide attack kills 36 in Kabul, Afghanistan, including nine journalists on April - 30.
2018 Etienne Terrus art museum in Elne, France, reveals half of its collection are fakes on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history sajid Javid is named UK Home Secretary by Prome Minister Teresa May
2018 Pakistani city of Nawabshah sets global record for an April temperature, recording high of 50.2C on this day in history.
2018 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" on this day in history.
2019 Japanese Emperor Akihito declares his abdication at a ceremony in Tokyo which officially takes effect the following day on April - 30.
2019 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 on this day in history.
2019 Venezuelan presidential crisis: Venezuelan opposition leader and disputed interim President Juan Guaidó leads an attempted uprising against President Nicolás Maduro on this day in history.