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April 30th is the 120th day of the year (121st day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 245 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about April 30th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on April 30th
1570 Guy Fawkes (plotted to blow-up the English Parliament in the Gunpowder Plot)
1777 Carl Friedrich Gauss (mathematician)
1933 Willie Nelson (singer, actor)
1933 Dickie Davies (TV presenter)
1938 Larry Niven (author)
1940 Burt Young (actor)
1945 Annie Dillard (author)
1947 Leslie Grantham (actor)
1949 António Guterres (Prime Minister of Portugal 1995-2002, UN Secretary General 2017=)
1959 Stephen Harper (Canadian Prime Minister 2006-)
1975 Johnny Galecki (actor)
1982 Kirsten Dunst (actress)
April 30th in History
711 The Moors invade Spain.
1492 Spain gives Christopher Columbus a commission to explore.
1803 US purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million.
1812 Louisiana admitted as 18th US state.
1916 After six days of fighting, the Easter Rising against British rule is defeated in Dublin, Ireland.
1938 First televised FA Cup final between Huddersfield Town and Preston North End.
1945 Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide.
1975 North Vietnamese Army captures Saigon, ending the Vietnam War.
1995 Bill Clinton is the first US President to visit Northern Ireland.
April 30th is also
Liberation Day (Vietnam)
King's Birthday (Sweden)
Queen's Day (Netherlands)
Beltane Eve (traditional Irish or Scottish, Celtic Druid, Wicca)
Feast of Saint Maximus (Catholicism)
People born on April 30th are Taurus
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