Tuesday April 30, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 30: Day of the Week

April 30, 2024 is the 121st day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 245 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.

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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

April 2024

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

April 30 Historical Event(s)

Battle of Tzirallum: Emperor Licinius defeats Maximinus II and unifies the Eastern Roman Empire.
Supernova SN 1006, the brightest supernova in recorded history, appears in the constellation Lupus.
Enguerrand de Marigny is hanged on the public gallows at Montfaucon.
Louisiana Purchase: The United States purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million, more than doubling the size of the young nation.
A 65-man French Foreign Legion infantry patrol fought a force of nearly 2,000 Mexican soldiers to nearly the last man in Hacienda Camarón, Mexico.
The Camp Grant Massacre takes place in Arizona Territory.
CERN announces World Wide Web protocols will be free.
Virgin Radio broadcasts for the first time in the United Kingdom.
U.S. President Bill Clinton became the first President to visit Northern Ireland.
Seven people are killed and 17 injured at a Queen’s Day parade in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.

Who were born on April 30?

Theodore Schultz, American economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
Claude E. Shannon, American engineer and mathematician (d. 2001)
Al Lewis, American actor (d. 2006)
Kagamisato Kiyoji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 42nd Yokozuna (d. 2004)
Félix Guattari, French philosopher and social theorist (d. 1992)
Burt Young, American actor
Michael Smith, American astronaut (d. 1986)
Frank-Michael Marczewski, German footballer
Kirsten Dunst, American actress
Lloyd Banks, American rapper

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