Thursday 30 April 1942
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Romano Ferrari and Maurizio Arcieri.
Tarzan's New York Adventure, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942
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- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
- LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
- Saint Eutropius
- Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
- Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
- Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night.
- Saint Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
- Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Blessed Hildegard
- Blessed Radolf of Affligem
- Blessed Rosemonde
- Vietnam - Liberation Day.
- Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday.
- Saint Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
- Romano Ferrari: French? film director.
- Maurizio Arcieri: Italian singer (The New Dada and Krisma) (d. 2015).
- 1st submarine built on Great Lakes launched, (Peto), Manitowoc, Wisconsin
- First submarine built on Great Lakes is launched, (Peto), Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA.
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