April 30: Day of the Week
April 30, 2021 is the 120th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 245 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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April 30 Historical Event(s)
- 311The Diocletianic Persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire ends.
- 1789On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City, George Washington takes the oath of office to become the first elected President of the United States.
- 1803Louisiana Purchase: The United States purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million, more than doubling the size of the young nation.
- 1838Nicaragua declares independence from the Central American Federation.
- 1925Automaker Dodge Brothers, Inc is sold to Dillon, Read & Company for $146 million plus $50 million for charity.
- 1938The animated cartoon short Porky’s Hare Hunt debuts in movie theaters, introducing Happy Rabbit (a prototype of Bugs Bunny).
- 1953In Warner Robins, Georgia, an F4 tornado kills 18 people.
- 1961K-19, the first Soviet nuclear submarine equipped with nuclear missiles, is commissioned.
- 1973Watergate Scandal: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces that top White House aids H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and others have resigned.
- 1993Virgin Radio broadcasts for the first time in the United Kingdom.
Who were born on April 30?
- 1869Hans Poelzig, German architect (d. 1936)
- 1910Srirangam Srinivasarao, Telugu poet and lyricist
- 1923Francis Tucker, South African rally driver (d. 2008)
- 1930Félix Guattari, French philosopher and social theorist (d. 1992)
- 1947Manousos Manousakis, Greek director and producer
- 1949António Guterres, Prime Minister of Portugal
- 1959Paul Gross, Canadian actor, director, and writer
- 1963Stefan Kisyov, Bulgarian novelist
- 1972JR Richards, American musician, composer, actor (Dishwalla)
- 1987Rohit Sharma, Indian cricketer
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