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 This day in History - April 30
417 Historic Events for April 30
1946

Donald Schollander, Charlotte NC, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-64)

Birth
1946

Karl XVI Gustav F H, King of Sweden (1973- )

Birth
1947

Boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover

Event
1947

Robert Scott, (Rep-D-Virginia)

Birth
1948

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

Event
1948

"Inside USA" opens at Century Theater NYC for 339 performances

Event
1948

Org of American States charter signed at Bogot , Colombia

Event
1948

Perry King, Alliance OH, actor (Andy Warhol's "Bad")

Birth
1948

Wayne Kramer, jazz artist (Dangerous Madness)

Birth
1950

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA 144-hole Golf Weathervane

Event
1951

Panuta Rosani, Poland, discus (Olympic 1976) drug disqualified

Birth
1952

Mr Potato Head is 1st toy advertised on television

Event
1952

Charles Radoux-Rogier, composer, dies

Death
1952

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Stockton Golf Open

Event
1952

Tom Pesek, PC programmer (creator of HAL 9000 program)

Birth
1953

Merrill Osmond, Ogden Utah, singer (Osmond Brothers, Donnie and Marie)

Birth
1953

Little-Bigger League changes its name to Babe Ruth League

Event
1954

Gnther Tiersch, German DR, 8 man cox (Olympic-gold-1968)

Birth
1954

Darius Milhauds 4th Concert for piano/orch premieres in Haifa

Event
1955

Imperial Bank of India nationalized

Event
1955

Perez Prado's "Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White" goes #1 for 10 weeks

Event
1955

West German unions protest for 40-hour work week and more wages

Event
1955

Dimitra Papandreau, Greece, wife of Greek PM Andreas Papandreau

Birth
1955

Element 101, Mendelevium, announced

Event
1956

Alben W Barkley, (VP-D-1949-53), dies at 78

Death