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 This day in History - April 30
417 Historic Events for April 30
1888

Hail stones kills about 250 in Moradabad district of Delhi

Event
1888

John Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder)

Birth
1889

1st US national holiday, on centennial of Washington's inauguration

Event
1889

George Washington Bridge linking NYC and NJ opens

Event
1889

Acario Cotapos, composer

Birth
1889

Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer

Birth
1891

Watze Cuperus, Frisian author (Swart mar leaflik)

Birth
1893

Joachim von Ribbentrop, German SS fhrer/foreign minister

Birth
1893

Edouard Manet, French painter (Olympia), dies at 61

Death
1893

Gyula Beliczay, composer, dies at 57

Death
1895

Gustav Freytag, writer, dies at 78

Death
1896

Gary Davis, Laurens SC, blues/folk guitarist (A Little More Faith)

Birth
1896

Antonio Cagnoni, composer, dies at 68

Death
1898

Championship wrestling match at Met turns into a brawl

Event
1899

Jannetje Fisherman-Roosendaal, author (regional novels)

Birth
1899

Lucie Mannheim, Berlin, actress (East Meets West, 39 Steps)

Birth
1900

John Luther (Casey) Jones, dies in Cannonball Express train wreck

Death
1900

165 lb Robert Fitzsimmons KOs 305 lb Ed Dunkhost in a boxing match

Event
1900

USA annexes Hawaii

Event
1902

Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer

Birth
1902

Debussy's opera "Pell‚as et M‚lissande," premieres in Paris

Event
1902

Andre-Fran‡ois Marescotti, composer

Birth
1903

Fran‡ois Cr‚pin, Belgian botany, dies at 72

Death
1903

NY Highlanders (Yankees) 1st home game, (Hilltop Park-168th St and Broadway, Manhattan), they beat Wash Senators, 6-2

Event
1903

Gnther AR Raphael, German composer (Symphony Breve)

Birth