April 30 in History – What happened on 30 April in Past

30 April - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on April 30, the day number in a year is 120 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 121. April 30 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

April 30 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
313Roman emperor Licinius unified the eastern half of the empire under his rule.
1006SN 1006 , the brightest supernova in recorded history, first appeared in the constellation Lupus, and was then seen by observers in Switzerland, Egypt, China, Japan, and possibly North America within the next day.
1030Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni passed away.
1557Arauco War-Spanish forces of the Governor Francisco de Villagra launched a dawn surprise attack against the Mapuche headed by their toqui Lautaro in what is now Chile.
1598King Henry IV of France issued the Edict of Nantes, granting freedom of religion to the Huguenots.
1598Theater organized for the first time in America.
1636Eighty Years' War-Dutch Republic forces recaptured strategically important fort from Spain after a nine-month siege.
1725The Treaty of Vienna was signed by Emperor Charles VI of Austria and King Philip V of Spain.
1754Guatemalan Sergeant Mayor Melchor de Mencos y Vron and his army defeated the British pirates at the Battle of San Felipe and the Coba Lagoon.
1763Member of Parliament and journalist John Wilkes was banned in the Tower of London, charged with treason and slander.
1772John Clayes obtained a patent of the first scale.
1789George Washington took the oath of office as the first President of the United States at Federal Hall in New York City.
1789George Washington was elected the first President of the United States.
1789George Washington was inaugurated at Federal Hall in New York, beginning his term as the first President of the United States.
1794The Battle of Balluo was fought, in which the French army defeated the Spanish under General Union.
1803The United States purchased France's claim to the Louisiana Territory for 78 million francs, or less than US$0.03 per acre.
1803Louisiana Purchase Made by the United States from France.
1812Louisiana was accepted as the 18th US state.
1838Nicaragua declared independence from the Central American Federation.
1864New York became the first state to charge a license fee for hunting.
1870The birth of Dhundiraj Govind Phalke aka Dada Saheb Phalke, the father of Indian cinema.
1894A crowd of workers unemployed due to the Panic of 1893 conducted the first significant popular protest march on Washington, D.C.
1943Second World War: The Royal Navy submarine HMS Seraph began Operation Mincemeat to deceive Germany about the upcoming invasion of Sicily.
1945World War II-As Allied forces were closing in on Berlin, Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun committed suicide in the Führerbunker after being married for one day.
1945German dictator Hitler and his wife Eva Brown committed suicide.
1948Twenty-one countries signed a charter in Bogotá, Colombia,establishing the Organization of American States.
1956Former US Vice President and Senator Alben Barkley's death during a speech in Virginia.
1963A boycott was held in Bristol to protest the Bristol OmnibusCompany's refusal to employ Black or Asian bus crews, drawing nationalattention to racial discrimination in the United Kingdom.
1975North Vietnamese troops captured Saigon shortly after American forces ended its helicopter evacuation of U.S. citizens, South Vietnamese civilians and third country nationals from the city, ending the Vietnam War with the unconditional surrender of South Vietnam.
1975The Vietnam War came to an end.
1982Sixteen monks and a nun belonging to Ananda Marga in Calcutta,India, were dragged out of taxis by persons unknown in three differentlocations, beaten to death and then set on fire.
1982The Bijan Satu massacre took place in India.
1993Monica Seles, the number-one ranked women's tennis player atthe time, was stabbed in the back during a match by a man obsessed withher rival Steffi Graf.
1995Laura Davis wins LPGA Chick-fil-A Charity Golf Championship.
1997London Assurance,' opens at Criterion Theater New York City for 72 performances.
1997Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April.
1997Tajik President Imomali Rakhmonov wounded in assassination attempt.
2002In Pakistan, referendum was held to increase President Pervez Musharraf's tenure for the next 5 years.
2004The New Yorker magazine posted an article and supportingpictures online, postdated May 10, detailing accounts of torture andabuse by American personnel of prisoners held at the Abu Ghraib prisonin Baghdad.
200410 US soldiers killed in violence in Fazula Iraq).
2005Emergency ended in Nepal, retaining the extraordinary authority of the King.
2006The 2011 Cricket World Cup was hosted by the Indian subcontinent.
2007Blind pilot Pilot Miles Hilton made a record by circling half the world with a plane.
2009A gunman went on a shooting spree at the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy, a public university in Baku, killing 12 people before committing suicide.
2010The Deepwater Horizon oil spill reaches the Louisiana Coast; weather is projected to impede cleanup efforts.
2010Hindi film evergreen actor Dev Anand was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in Mumbai and Pran with the "Phalke Icon" on Friday.
2012The nearly finished One World Trade Center overtakes the Empire State Building as the tallest building in New York City.
2012After Chen Guangcheng flees house arrest, U.S. President Barack Obama refuses to comment on the blind Chinese dissident who reportedly went to the U.S. embassy.
2013The largest-ever non-bank bond offering is initiated by Apple, Inc., for $17 billion.
2013Born without a trachea, a 2-year-old Korean-Canadian child is the youngest patient in history to receive a bioengineered organ made from stem cells; she received the transplanted organ at the Children's Hospital of Illinois.
2013Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands stepped down and William Alexander became King of the Netherlands.
2014The World Bank reports that India is now the third-largest economy behind the U.S. and China on the basis of purchasing power parity; India replaces Japan, though Japan remains in third place when GDPs are compared on an exchange-rated basis.



Famous Birthdays of April 30:

YearName / Profession / Country
1930Félix Guattari / Philosopher / France
1914Dorival Caymmi / Actor / Brazil
1946Don Schollander / Swimmer / United States of America
1980Luis Scola / Basketball Player / Argentina
1955David Kitchin / Lawyer / United Kingdom
1883Luigi Russolo / Painter / Italy
1965Daniela Costian / Discus Thrower / Romania
1857Walter Simon / Banker / Germany
1723Mathurin Jacques Brisson / Philosopher / France
1983Marina Tomić / Hurdler / Slovenia
1984Shawn Daivari / Wrestler / United States of America
1986Dianna Agron / Actress / United States of America
1981Justin Vernon / Writer / United States of America
1986Martten Kaldvee / Biathlete / Estonia
1985Gal Gadot / Actress / Israel
1945J. Michael Brady / Radiologist / United Kingdom
1920Duncan Hamilton / Racing Car Driver / United Kingdom
1953Merrill Osmond / Singer / United States of America
1988Andy Allen / Chef / Australia
1896Reverend Gary Davis / Singer / United States of America
1982Drew Seeley / Writer / United States of America
1934Don McKenney / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1948Wayne Kramer / Writer / United States of America
1964Ian Healy / Cricketer / Australia
1990Mac DeMarco / Singer / Canada
1977Jeannie Haddaway / Politician / United States of America
1993Dion Dreesens / Swimmer / Netherlands
1987Alipate Carlile / Footballer / Australia
1888John Crowe Ransom / Poet / United States of America
1901Simon Kuznets / Economist / United States of America

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