April 30: Day of the Week
April 30, 2020 is the 121st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 245 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 1315Enguerrand de Marigny is hanged on the public gallows at Montfaucon.
- 1871The Camp Grant Massacre takes place in Arizona Territory.
- 1900Casey Jones dies in a train wreck in Vaughn, Mississippi, while trying to make up time on the Cannonball Express.
- 1907Honolulu, Hawaii becomes an independent city.
- 1939The 1939-40 New York World’s Fair opens.
- 1947In Nevada, the Boulder Dam is renamed Hoover Dam a second time.
- 1953In Warner Robins, Georgia, an F4 tornado kills 18 people.
- 1963The Bristol Bus Boycott is held in Bristol to protest the Bristol Omnibus Company’s refusal to employ Black or Asian bus crews, drawing national attention to racial discrimination in the United Kingdom.
- 1973Watergate Scandal: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces that top White House aids H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and others have resigned.
- 1993Monica Seles is stabbed by Günter Parche, an obsessed fan, during a quarterfinal match of the 1993 Citizen Cup in Hamburg, Germany
Who were born on April 30?
- 1869Hans Poelzig, German architect (d. 1936)
- 1870Franz Lehár, Austrian composer (d. 1948)
- 1908Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic Foreign and later Prime Minister (d. 1970)
- 1920Duncan Hamilton, British racing driver (d. 1994)
- 1940Burt Young, American actor
- 1954Frank-Michael Marczewski, German footballer
- 1956Lars von Trier, Danish film director
- 1966Jeff Brown, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1975Mike Chat, American actor
- 2002Miguel Urdangarín y de Borbón, Spanish prince
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