About April 30

April 30, 2021 is the 120th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 245 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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Taurus is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 277 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On April 30

  • 311
    The Diocletianic Persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire ends.
  • 1006
    Supernova SN 1006, the brightest supernova in recorded history, appears in the constellation Lupus.
  • 1315
    Enguerrand de Marigny is hanged on the public gallows at Montfaucon.
  • 1671
    Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed.
  • 1789
    On 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.
  • 1812
    The Territory of Orleans becomes the 18th U.S. state under the name Louisiana.
  • 1838
    Nicaragua declares independence from the Central American Federation.
  • 1863
    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.
  • 1900
    Hawaii becomes a territory of the United States, with Sanford B. Dole as governor.
  • 1904
    The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World’s Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 1907
    Honolulu, Hawaii becomes an independent city.
  • 1925
    Automaker Dodge Brothers, Inc is sold to Dillon, Read & Company for $146 million plus $50 million for charity.
  • 1939
    The 1939-40 New York World’s Fair opens.
  • 1945
    World 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.
  • 1953
    In Warner Robins, Georgia, an F4 tornado kills 18 people.
  • 1966
    The Church of Satan is established at the Black House in San Francisco, California.
  • 1973
    Watergate Scandal: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces that top White House aids H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and others have resigned.
  • 1980
    Accession of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
  • 1995
    U.S. President Bill Clinton became the first President to visit Northern Ireland.
  • 2009
    Chrysler automobile company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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