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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1006Supernova SN 1006, the brightest supernova in recorded history, appears in the constellation Lupus.
- 1671Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed.
- 1812The Territory of Orleans becomes the 18th U.S. state under the name Louisiana.
- 1838Nicaragua declares independence from the Central American Federation.
- 1904The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World’s Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri.
- 1945World War II: Führerbunker: Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide after being married for one day. Soviet soldiers raise the Victory Banner over the Reichstag building.
- 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.
- 1993Virgin Radio broadcasts for the first time in the United Kingdom.
- 1995U.S. President Bill Clinton became the first President to visit Northern Ireland.
- 2004U.S. media release graphic photos of American soldiers abusing and sexually humiliating Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.
Who were born on April 30?
- 1623François de Laval, first bishop of New France (d. 1708)
- 1893Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister (d. 1946)
- 1916Robert Shaw, American conductor (d. 1999)
- 1946Bill Plympton, American animator
- 1952Jacques Audiard, French film director
- 1953Merrill Osmond, American musician (The Osmonds)
- 1963Michael Waltrip, American race car driver
- 1963Stefan Kisyov, Bulgarian novelist
- 1981Emma Pierson, British actress
- 1982Drew Seeley, Canadian actor and singer
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