April 30

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April 30 is the 120th day of the year (121st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 245 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1901Simon Kuznets, Belarusian-American economist, statistician, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
  • 1902Theodore Schultz, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
  • 1905Sergey Nikolsky, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 2012)
  • 1908Eve Arden, American actress (d. 1990)
  • 1908 – Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic professor of law and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Iceland (d. 1970)
  • 1908 – Frank Robert Miller, Canadian air marshal and politician (d. 1997)
  • 1909F. E. McWilliam, Irish sculptor and educator (d. 1992)
  • 1909 – Juliana of the Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1910Levi Celerio, Filipino pianist, violinist, and composer (d. 2002)
  • 1914Charles Beetham, American middle-distance runner (d. 1997)
  • 1914 – Dorival Caymmi, Brazilian singer-songwriter, actor, and painter (d. 2008)
  • 1916Paul Kuusberg, Estonian journalist and author (d. 2003)
  • 1916 – Claude Shannon, American mathematician and engineer (d. 2001)
  • 1916 – Robert Shaw, American conductor (d. 1999)
  • 1917Bea Wain, American singer (d. 2017)
  • 1920Duncan Hamilton, Irish-English race car driver and pilot (d. 1994)
  • 1920 – Tom Moore, British army officer and fundraiser (d. 2021)[11]
  • 1921Roger L. Easton, American scientist, co-invented the GPS (d. 2014)
  • 1922Anton Murray, South African cricketer (d. 1995)
  • 1923Percy Heath, American bassist (d. 2005)
  • 1923 – Kagamisato Kiyoji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 42nd Yokozuna (d. 2004)
  • 1924Uno Laht, Estonian KGB officer and author (d. 2008)
  • 1925Corinne Calvet, French actress (d. 2001)
  • 1925 – Johnny Horton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1960)
  • 1926Shrinivas Khale, Indian composer (d. 2011)
  • 1926 – Cloris Leachman, American actress and comedian (d. 2021)[12]
  • 1928Hugh Hood, Canadian author and academic (d. 2000)
  • 1928 – Orlando Sirola, Italian tennis player (d. 1995)
  • 1930Félix Guattari, French psychotherapist and philosopher (d. 1992)
  • 1933Charles Sanderson, Baron Sanderson of Bowden, English politician
  • 1934Jerry Lordan, English singer-songwriter (d. 1995)
  • 1934 – Don McKenney, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1937Tony Harrison, English poet and playwright
  • 1938Gary Collins, American actor and talk show host (d. 2012)
  • 1938 – Juraj Jakubisko, Slovak director and screenwriter
  • 1938 – Larry Niven, American author and screenwriter
  • 1940Jeroen Brouwers, Dutch journalist and writer
  • 1940 – Michael Cleary, Australian rugby player and politician
  • 1940 – Ülo Õun, Estonian sculptor (d. 1988)[13]
  • 1941Stavros Dimas, Greek lawyer and politician, Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 1941 – Max Merritt, New Zealand-Australian singer-songwriter (d. 2020)
  • 1942Sallehuddin of Kedah, Sultan of Kedah
  • 1943Frederick Chiluba, Zambian politician, 2nd President of Zambia (d. 2011)
  • 1943 – Bobby Vee, American pop singer-songwriter (d. 2016)
  • 1944Jon Bing, Norwegian author, scholar, and academic (d. 2014)
  • 1944 – Jill Clayburgh, American actress (d. 2010)
  • 1945J. Michael Brady, British radiologist
  • 1945 – Annie Dillard, American novelist, essayist, and poet
  • 1945 – Mimi Fariña, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist (d. 2001)
  • 1945 – Michael J. Smith, American pilot, and astronaut (d. 1986)[14]
  • 1946 – King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
  • 1946 – Bill Plympton, American animator, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1946 – Don Schollander, American swimmer
  • 1947Paul Fiddes, English theologian and academic
  • 1947 – Finn Kalvik, Norwegian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1947 – Tom Køhlert, Danish footballer and manager
  • 1947 – Mats Odell, Swedish economist and politician, Swedish Minister for Financial Markets
  • 1948Wayne Kramer, American guitarist and singer-songwriter
  • 1948 – Pierre Pagé, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1948 – Margit Papp, Hungarian athlete
  • 1949Phil Garner, American baseball player and manager
  • 1949 – António Guterres, Portuguese academic and politician, 114th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • 1949 – Karl Meiler, German tennis player (d. 2014)
  • 1952Jacques Audiard, French director and screenwriter
  • 1952 – Jack Middelburg, Dutch motorcycle racer (d. 1984)
  • 1953Merrill Osmond, American singer and bass player
  • 1954Jane Campion, New Zealand director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1954 – Kim Darroch, English diplomat, UK Permanent Representative to the European Union
  • 1954 – Frank-Michael Marczewski, German footballer
  • 1955Nicolas Hulot, French journalist and environmentalist
  • 1955 – David Kitchin, English lawyer and judge
  • 1955 – Zlatko Topčić, Bosnian writer and screenwriter
  • 1956Lars von Trier, Danish director and screenwriter
  • 1957Wonder Mike, American rapper and songwriter
  • 1958Charles Berling, French actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1959Stephen Harper, Canadian economist and politician, 22nd Prime Minister of Canada
  • 1960Geoffrey Cox, English lawyer and politician
  • 1960 – Kerry Healey, American academic and politician, 70th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
  • 1961Arnór Guðjohnsen, Icelandic footballer
  • 1961 – Isiah Thomas, American basketball player, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1963Andrew Carwood, English tenor and conductor
  • 1963 – Michael Waltrip, American race car driver and sportscaster
  • 1964Tony Fernandes, Malaysian-Indian businessman, co-founded Tune Group
  • 1964 – Ian Healy, Australian cricketer, coach, and sportscaster
  • 1964 – Lorenzo Staelens, Belgian footballer and manager
  • 1964 – Abhishek Chatterjee, Indian actor
  • 1965Daniela Costian, Romanian-Australian discus thrower
  • 1965 – Adrian Pasdar, American actor
  • 1966Jeff Brown, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1966 – Dave Meggett, American football player and coach
  • 1967Phil Chang, Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actor[15]
  • 1969Warren Defever, American bass player and producer
  • 1969 – Justine Greening, English accountant and politician, Secretary of State for International Development
  • 1969 – Paulo Jr., Brazilian bass player
  • 1972Takako Tokiwa, Japanese actress[16]
  • 1973Leigh Francis, English comedian and actor
  • 1974Christian Tamminga, Dutch athlete
  • 1975Johnny Galecki, American actor
  • 1976Davian Clarke, Jamaican sprinter
  • 1976 – Amanda Palmer, American singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1976 – Daniel Wagon, Australian rugby league player
  • 1976 – Victor J. Glover, American astronaut
  • 1977Jeannie Haddaway, American politician
  • 1977 – Meredith L. Patterson, American technologist, journalist, and author
  • 1978Liljay, Taiwanese singer[17]
  • 1979Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer
  • 1980Luis Scola, Argentinian basketball player
  • 1980 – Jeroen Verhoeven, Dutch footballer
  • 1981Nicole Kaczmarski, American basketball player
  • 1981 – John O'Shea, Irish footballer
  • 1981 – Kunal Nayyar, British-Indian actor
  • 1981 – Justin Vernon, American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer
  • 1982Kirsten Dunst, American actress
  • 1982 – Drew Seeley, Canadian-American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor
  • 1983Chris Carr, American football player
  • 1983 – Tatjana Hüfner, German luger
  • 1983 – Marina Tomić, Slovenian hurdler
  • 1983 – Troy Williamson, American football player
  • 1984Seimone Augustus, American basketball player[18]
  • 1984 – Shawn Daivari, American wrestler and manager
  • 1984 – Risto Mätas, Estonian javelin thrower
  • 1984 – Lee Roache, English footballer
  • 1985Brandon Bass, American basketball player
  • 1985 – Gal Gadot, Israeli actress and model
  • 1985 – Ashley Alexandra Dupré, American journalist, singer, and prostitute
  • 1986Dianna Agron, American actress and singer
  • 1986 – Martten Kaldvee, Estonian biathlete
  • 1987Alipate Carlile, Australian footballer
  • 1987 – Chris Morris, South African cricketer
  • 1987 – Rohit Sharma, Indian cricketer
  • 1988Andy Allen, Australian chef
  • 1988 – Sander Baart, Dutch field hockey player
  • 1988 – Liu Xijun, Chinese singer[19]
  • 1988 – Oh Hye-ri, South Korean taekwondo athlete
  • 1989Jang Wooyoung, South Korean singer and actor
  • 1990Jonny Brownlee, English triathlete
  • 1990 – Mac DeMarco, Canadian singer-songwriter
  • 1990 – Kaarel Kiidron, Estonian footballer
  • 1991Chris Kreider, American ice hockey player
  • 1991Travis Scott, American rapper and producer
  • 1992 – Marc-André ter Stegen, German footballer
  • 1993Dion Dreesens, Dutch swimmer
  • 1993 – Martin Fuksa, Czech canoeist[20]
  • 1994Chae Seo-jin, South Korean actress[21]
  • 1994 – Wang Yafan, Chinese tennis player
  • 1996Luke Friend, English singer
  • 1997Adam Ryczkowski, Polish footballer
  • 1999Jorden van Foreest, Dutch chess grandmaster
  • 1999 – Krit Amnuaydechkorn, Thai actor and singer[22]
  • 2000Yui Hiwatashi, Japanese singer
  • 2002Teden Mengi, English footballer[23]
  • 2003Jung Yun-seok, South Korean actor[24]

Deaths

Pre-1600

1601–1900

  • 1632Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Bavarian general (b. 1559)
  • 1632 – Sigismund III Vasa, Swedish-Polish son of John III of Sweden (b. 1566)
  • 1637Niwa Nagashige, Japanese daimyō (b. 1571)
  • 1655Eustache Le Sueur, French painter (b. 1617)
  • 1660Petrus Scriverius, Dutch historian and scholar (b. 1576)
  • 1672Marie of the Incarnation, French-Canadian nun and saint, founded the Ursulines of Quebec (b. 1599)
  • 1696Robert Plot, English chemist and academic (b. 1640)
  • 1712Philipp van Limborch, Dutch theologian and author (b. 1633)
  • 1733Rodrigo Anes de Sá Almeida e Meneses, 1st Marquis of Abrantes, Portuguese diplomat (b. 1676)[25]
  • 1736Johann Albert Fabricius, German scholar and author (b. 1668)
  • 1758François d'Agincourt, French organist and composer (b. 1684)
  • 1792John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, English politician, Secretary of State for the Northern Department (b. 1718)
  • 1795Jean-Jacques Barthélemy, French archaeologist and author (b. 1716)
  • 1806Onogawa Kisaburō, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 5th Yokozuna (b. 1758)
  • 1841Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish philologist and author (b. 1758)
  • 1847Charles, Austrian commander and duke of Teschen (b. 1771)
  • 1863Jean Danjou, French captain (b. 1828)
  • 1865Robert FitzRoy, English admiral, meteorologist, and politician, 2nd Governor of New Zealand (b. 1805)
  • 1870Thomas Cooke, Canadian bishop and missionary (b. 1792)
  • 1875Jean-Frédéric Waldeck, French explorer, lithographer, and cartographer (b. 1766)
  • 1879Emma Smith, American religious leader (b. 1804)
  • 1883Édouard Manet, French painter (b. 1832)
  • 1891Joseph Leidy, American paleontologist and author (b. 1823)
  • 1900Casey Jones, American railroad engineer (b. 1863)

1901–present

Holidays and observances

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