A Brief History
This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on April 30th. For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event.
On April 30, 1517, oddly enough the day before May Day, riots in London, England broke out known as Evil May Day (alternatively, Ill May Day).
On April 30, 1961, the Soviet Union was proud to commission their ill-fated nuclear powered submarine, the K-19.
On April 30, 1961, the Soviet Navy commissioned their first nuclear armed submarine, the K-19, later made famous in the 2002 movie, K-19: The Widowmaker.
On April 30, 1993, Hungarian (by ancestry) tennis star, Monica Seles, was stabbed in the back by a fan obsessed with Steffi Graf, another well known female tennis star.
On April 30, 1993, tennis star Monica Seles was stabbed in the back by a “fan” obsessed with rival women’s tennis star Stefi Graf.
On April 30, 2009, during a Queen’s Day parade in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands (Holland), Queen Beatrix and her family were attacked by a man driving a Suzuki Swift.
On April 30, 2018, we looked back not so fondly on a new crop of people that made life harder for the rest of us or demonstrated some other highly questionable behavior, whether through stupidity or just plain evil nature.
On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, psychological thriller film fans had their chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see The Intruder at 7:00 PM at Atlas Eastgate in Mayfield Heights, Ohio!
On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, superhero drama web television series fans had their chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see The Boys at 7:30 PM at Tower City Cinemas in Cleveland, Ohio!
On April 30, 2021, we eagerly jumped on the release of the new Tom Clancy fiction based action movie, Without Remorse, a tale of special operations (Navy SEALs, CIA), betrayal, intrigue, and most of all, lots of action!
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For more information, please see…
Andrews, John and Matt Baker. Timeline of World History. Thunder Bay Press, 2020.
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