Today in History April 30: What Happened on This Date?

  • 1907 Honolulu, Hawaii, becomes an independent city.
  • 1910 Cleveland Naps Addie Joss limits St.Louis Browns to 8 hits in 2-1 victory
  • 1911 Portugal approves female suffrage

Today in History April 30: What Happened on This Date?

  • 1916 Germany ratifies bill bringing in Daylight Saving Time – first country in the world
  • 1918 Orange Nassau soccer team forms in Groningen
  • 1919 Phillies beat Brooklyn Dodgers 9-0 in 20 innings
  • 1920 The British Government ends military conscription
  • 1921 American Professional Football Association reorganizes in Akron
  • 1921 Pope Benedict XV encyclical “On Dante”
  • 1921 1st American Professional Football Association Championship (1920): undefeated Akron Pros awarded inaugural title
  • 1922 Chicago pitcher Charlie Robertson throws a perfect game as the White Sox beat Detroit Tigers, 2-0 at Navin Field
  • 1925 Automaker Dodge Brothers, Inc is sold to Dillon, Read & Company for $146 million plus $50 million for charity
  • 1927 Princess Juliana gets seat in Dutch Council of State
  • 1928 Cherkess Autonomous Region forms in RSFSR (until 1957)
  • 1929 Ernst Streeruwitz becomes Chancellor of Austria, lasts less than 5 months
  • 1934 Austria gets “Austrian fascist” constitution
  • 1935 World Congress for Women’s Rights concludes in Istanbul
  • 1937 The Philippines holds a plebiscite for Filipino women on whether they should be extended the right to suffrage; over 90% would vote in the affirmative
  • 1976 Royal Canadian Mint opens a branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1976 “Silly Love Songs” single released by Wings (Billboard Song of the Year 1976)
  • 1977 “Party with Comden & Green” closes at Morosco NYC after 92 performances
  • 1977 Wrestler “Superstar” Billy Graham beats Bruno Sammartino in Baltimore, to become WWF champion
  • 1977 Ron Cey sets record of 29 RBIs in April
  • 1978 “Elvis: The Legend Lives!” closes at Palace NYC after 101 performances
  • 1978 Film “The Stud” starring Joan Collins based on the book by her sister Jackie Collins is released
  • 1979 Mary Therese Friel, (New York), crowned 28th Miss USA
  • 1980 “Barnum” opens at St James Theater NYC for 854 performances
  • 1980 Ronald Harwood’s play “The Dresser” premieres in London with Freddie Jones and Tom Courtenay
  • 1980 Terrorists seize Iranian Embassy in London
  • 1980 Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, abdicates; Princess Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard becomes Queen
  • 1981 “Can-Can” opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances

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