April 30 Birthdays in History - April 30 Deaths - April 30 Events



1982 Kirsten Dunst, actress, Interview with the Vampire
1975 Johnny Galecki, born in Bree, Belgium, actor, American Dreamer, David-Roseanne
1974 Cedric Jones, defensive end for the New York Giants
1974 Chris Darkins, NFL running back, Green Bay Packers Superbowl 31
1972 Kendricke Bullard, NFL wide receiver for the New England Patriots
1972 Mario Schaden, hockey forward, Team Austria 1998
1971 B J Tyler, NBA guard for the Toronto Raptors
1971 Matt Martin, Hamden, NHL defenseman, Toronto Maple Leafs, 1994 Olympics
1971 Randy Bierman, WLAF tackle for the Scottish Claymores
1971 Ryan Hawblitzel, born in West Palm Beach, Florida, pitcher for the Colorado Rockies
1971 Ty Hallock, fullback for the Jacksonville Jaguars
1970 Brad Layton, born in Seymour, Indiana, rower 1996 Olympics
1969 Dexter Rogers, St. Petersburg, Florida, volleyball opposite hitter 1996 Olympics
1969 Joey Restivo, born in Brooklyn, rocker, Linear-I Never Felt This Way, Lies
1968 Babette Van Veen, Netherlands, actress, Linda-GTST, Blueberry Hill
1968 Paulo, Jr., Brazilian pop bassist, Sepultura, Morbid Visions
1968 Richard Pilon, born in Saskatoon, NHL defenseman for the New York Islanders
1968 Roger Mar, born in Seattle, Washington rapid fire pistol 1996 Olympics
1968 Sandra Beikoff, Mackay QLD, golfer, 1990 Sunshine Coast Open
1966 Aundray Bruce, defensive end for the Oakland Raiders
1966 David Meggett, NFL running back, New York Giants, New England Patriots
1966 Jeff Brown, Ottawa, NHL defenseman, Hartford Whalers
1965 Adrian Pasdar, born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, actor, C Oliver Resor-Feds, Top Gun
1965 Daniela Costian, Australian discus/shot putter 1996 Olympics
1964 Ian Healy, cricket wicket-keeper, Australian since 1988
1964 Jeff Reboulet, born in Dayton, Ohio, infielder for the Minnesota Twins
1963 Steve Smith, born in Glasgow, Scotland, NHL defenseman, Chicago Blackhawks
1961 Isiah Thomas, NBA forward, Detroit Piston; 1990 NBA playoff MVP
1959 Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/English/Netherlands actor, Goede Tijden Selechte Tijden
1959 Stephen Harper, Canadian Politician
1957 Duane G. Carey, born in St. Paul, Minnesota, major USAF/astronaut
1956 Richard Farina, folk singer, Reflections in a Crystal Wind
1956 Lars von Trier, Danish Director
1955 Dimitra Papandreau, born in Greece, wife of Greek Prime Minister Andreas Papandreau
1954 Gunther Tiersch, born in East Germany, 8 man cox, Gold Medal 1968 Olympics
1954 Jane Campion, New Zealander Director
1953 Merrill Osmond, born in Ogden, Utah, singer, Osmond Brothers, Donnie and Marie
1948 Perry King, Alliance, Ohio, actor, Andy Warhol's "Bad"
1948 Wayne Kramer, jazz artist, Dangerous Madness
1947 Robert C. Scott, born in Washington, D.C., Representative-D-Virginia 1993 -
1946 Donald Schollander, born in Charlotte, North Carolina, swimmer, Olympic-4 gold-64
1946 Karl XVI Gustav F H, King of Sweden, 1973-
1945 Annie Dillard, American writer, An American Childhood
1945 Claude van de Berge, Rony MF Pauwels, Flemish writer, Graph Theory
1945 Michael J. Smith, born in Beaufort, North Carolina, Commander USN, astronaut, 51L-Challenger disaster
1945 Mimi Farina, rocker, Reflections in a Crystal Wind
1944 Jill Clayburgh, born in New York City, actress, Unmarried Woman, Semi-Tough
1944 Richard Shoff, rocker, Sandpipers
1943 Bobby Vee, born in Fargo, North Dakota, Devil or Angel, Night has a Thousand Eyes
1943 Bob Livingston, born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Representative-R-Louisiana 1977 - 1999
1943 Bob Livingston, American Politician
1941 Johnny Farina, rocker, Santo and Johnny
1941 Wilfried Jentzsh, composer
1940 Burt Young, New York City, actor, Convoy, Rocky
1939 Ellen Taafe Zwilich, born in Miami, Florida, 1st woman composer Pulitzer 1982
1939 Pieter van Vollenhoven, husband of Dutch Princess Margriet
1938 Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, Queen of Netherlands, 1980-
1938 Gary Collins, born in Venice, California, actor, 6th Sense, Home Show
1938 Larry Niven, U.S., sci-fi author, 5 Hugo, Neutron Star
1936 Zohra Lampert, actress, Doctors' Hospital, Girl With Something Extra
1933 Willie Nelson, born in Abbott, Texas, country singer, On the Road Again
1931 Bill Clay, born in St. Louis, Missouri, Representative-D-Missouri 1969 - 2001
1930 Raoul de Keyser, Dekeyser, Flemish painter
1929 Peter Carsten, Weissenberg Bavaria, actor, Mr Super Invisible
1927 Johnny Horton, born in Los Angeles, California, rocker
1927 Lars Hall, Sweden, Pentathelete 1952 Olympics gold
1926 Cloris Leachman, born in Des Moines, Iowa, actress, Last Picture Show, Phyllis
1926 Corinne Calvet, France, actress, Apache Uprising
1926 Edmund Cooper, UK, sci-fi author, Seed of Light, All Fool's Day
1925 Corinne Calvet, born in Paris, France, actress, Phantom of Hollywood
1924 Sheldon Harnick, born in Chicago, lyricist, Fiorello, Fiddler on the Roof
1923 Alan Wharton, cricketer, England batsman once vs. New Zealand 1949, scored 7 and 13
1923 George Byatt, playwright
1923 Percy Heath, American Musician
1922 Anton Murray, cricketer, South African batsman in 10 Tests 1951-55
1920 Duncan Hamilton, driver
1920 Leen 't Hart, Dutch organist/composer
1919 Valeer [Valerius V] van Kerkhove, Flemish writer/producer
1918 W Donald McNeill, tennis champ, U.S. Open-1940
1917 Bea Wain, U.S. singer/radio host, Lucky Strike Hit Parade
1916 Claude Shannon, information theorist
1916 Dugo D Schenker, Suriname/Antillian producer
1916 Robert Shaw, born in Red Bluff, California, chorale conductor, Robert Shaw Chorale
1914 Sid Weiss, born in America, musician, jazz double-bassist, played clarinet, violin, tuba as a child, began playing bass as a teenager, worked with Louis Prima, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman
1913 Bernard Charles Sendall, deputy director general, ITA
1913 Edith Fowke, folklorist
1912 Eve Arden, born in Mill Valley, California, actress, Connie-Our Miss Brooks
1912 Manuel Gutierrez Mellado, soldier/politician
1911 John-Baptist J Walgrave, Henricus/Humanus, Flemish, theologist
1911 Luise Rinser, writer
1910 Al Lewis, actor, Leo-Car 54, Grandpa-Munsters
1909 Juliana, Queen of Netherlands, 1948-80
1909 Richard Grasso, American Businessman
1909 Mack McLarty, American Politician
1905 Henrich Schlappi, born in Switzerland, 4 man bobsled 1924 Olympics gold
1903 Gunther AR Raphael, German composer, Symphony Breve
1902 Andre-Franeois Marescotti, composer
1902 Rudolf Wittelsbach, composer
1902 Theodore William Schultz, American Economist
1899 Jannetje Fisherman-Roosendaal, author, regional novels
1899 Lucie Mannheim, born in Berlin, actress, East Meets West, 39 Steps
1896 Gary Davis, born in Laurens, South Carolina, blues/folk guitarist, A Little More Faith
1893 Joachim von Ribbentrop, German SS fuhrer/foreign minister
1891 Watze Cuperus, Frisian author, Swart mar leaflik
1889 Acario Cotapos, composer
1889 Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer
1888 John Crowe Ransom, U.S. poet and critic, God Without Thunder
1886 Frank Merrik, composer
1885 Luigi Russolo, composer
1884 Albert Israel Elkus, composer
1883 David John de Lloyd, composer
1882 Trijntje "Nine" van de Schaaf, author, To the Invisible
1877 Alice B. Toklas, American
1874 Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian priest/writer
1870 Franz Lehar, operetta composer, Naughty Marietta
1864 Frans Netscher, Dutch writer/journalist, Studies of nude model
1858 Mary Scott Lord Dimmick Harrison, 1st lady, 1889-1893
1851 Indrid Einarsson, Iceland playwright, Nyjarsnottin
1846 Rosalie Amstein, writer
1837 Alfred Gaul, composer
1834 John Lubbock, British Statesman
1830 Davis Tillson, Major General Union volunteers
1823 George JD Campbell, Scottish/British Minister to Indies, 1868-74/80-85
1812 Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel van Bathe
1805 William Kerley Strong, Brigadier General Union volunteers
1797 Andreas V Michiels, Dutch military governor of West-Sumatra
1796 Isaac M "Isaac A" Cremieux, French lawyer/minister of Justice
1792 Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer
1790 John Cockerill, English/Belgian industrialist
1777 Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician
1771 Hosea Ballou, American Clergyman
1770 David Thompson, English/Canadian explorer, Columbia River
1767 Jean Henri Appelius, lawyer/minister of Finance
1743 Robert Jasper van de Capellen, master of Marsch/politician
1717 Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer
1651 Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French priest/theorist/saint
1602 William Lilly, England, astrologer, author, and almanac compiler
1309 Kazimierz III de Great, King of Poland, 1333-70











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