April 1930 calendar

April 1930

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1930.
The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1930: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1930?


  • 01 Apr 1930 Blue Angel, starring unknown Marlene Dietrich, premieres in America
  • 02 Apr 1930 First New York-Bermuda airplane flight lands in Bermuda.
  • 03 Apr 1930 Ras Tafari becomes Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia (Ethiopia).
  • 04 Apr 1930 The Communist Party of Panama is founded.
  • 05 Apr 1930 England out for 849 in cricket versus West Indies Kingston, Andrew Sandham out for 325.
  • 06 Apr 1930 Hostess Twinkies invented by bakery executive James Dewar.
  • 10 Apr 1930 George Headley scores 223 in cricket versus England at Kingston.
  • 17 Apr 1930 Abkhazian ASSR established in Georgian SSR.
  • 18 Apr 1930 BBC Radio announces that there is no news on that day.
  • 19 Apr 1930 34th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar (his 7th win) of Massachusetts in 2:34:48.2.
  • 21 Apr 1930 Fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322
  • 22 Apr 1930 The United Kingdom, Japan and the United States sign the London Naval Treaty regulating submarine warfare and limiting shipbuilding.
  • 28 Apr 1930 The first night game in organized baseball history takes place in Independence, Kansas.
  • 29 Apr 1930 Telephone connection England-Australia goes into service.
  • 06 Apr 1930 At the end of the Salt March, Gandhi raises a lump of mud and salt and declares, "With this, I am shaking the foundations of the British Empire."


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