APRiL 30 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1900 ~ HAWAii became a territory of the United States on this 30th day of April in 1900.

Downtown Honolulu capital of Hawaii, view from Punch Bowl Crater (photo by Sullynyflhi)
Downtown Honolulu capital of Hawaii, view from Punch Bowl Crater (photo by Sullynyflhi)

1907 HONOLULU in Hawaii became an independent city on this 30th day of April in 1907.

1933WiLLiE NELSON the American musician was born on this 30th day of April in 1933.

1938 ~ PORKY’s HARE HUNT the animated cartoon debuted in movie theaters, introducing Happy Rabbita prototype of BUGS BUNNY on this 30th day of April in 1938.

1941MAX MERRiTT the New Zealand born singer songwriter and guitarist from Max Merritt & The Meteors was born on this 30th day of April in 1941. Max is best known for his hit “Slippin’ Away”, which reached #2 on the Australian charts in 1976.

1943BOBBY VEE the American singer was born on this 30th day of April in 1943.

1945 ~ ADOLF HiTLER & EVA BRAUN commited suicide after being married for one day on this 30th day of April in 1945.

Hitler & Braun were married at the Führerbunker, which was completely destroyed (German Federal Archive)
Hitler & Braun were married at the Führerbunker, which was completely destroyed

1966 ~ The CHURCH Of SATAN was established by Anton LaVey on this 30th day of April in 1966.

Anton LaVey the founder of The Church of Satan & author of The Satanic Bible
Anton LaVey the founder of The Church of Satan & author of The Satanic Bible

1975Johnny Galecki the Belgian-American actor was born John Mark Galecki on the 30th April 1975. Johnny Galecki is best known for his sitcom roles as Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory and David Healy in Roseanne.

1981Kunal Nayyar the British Indian actor best known for his role as Rajesh Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory sitcom was born on the 30th April 1981. Kunal Nayyar verified Twitter: www.twitter.com/KunalNayyar

1981JUSTiN VERNON the American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and frontman of indie folk band BON iVER was born on the 30th April 1981.

1982KiRSTEN DUNST the American actress born on this 30th day of April in 1982.

1983MUDDY WATERS the American blues musician died on this 30th day of April in 1983 aged 70.

1987NiKKi WEBSTER the Australian entertainer was born on this 30th day of April in 1987. Nikki Webster is best known for her starring role in the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony, singing “Under The Southern Skies”…

1993 ~ The WORLD’S FiRST WEBPAGE / WEBSiTE was launched by CERN on the 30th April 1993. CERN also announced World Wide Web protocols will be free.

The Worlds 1st webpage World Wide Web site launched 30th April 1993 W3 hypermedia information screenshot
The World’s 1st webpage on the World Wide Web, launched on the 30th April 1993. See the webpage live @ http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html

1993ViRGiN RADiO was broadcast for the first time in the United Kingdom on this 30th day of April in 1993.

The Virgin Radio logo
The Virgin Radio logo

 

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