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30th of April 0311 EVENT The Diocletianic Persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire ends.
30th of April 0313 EVENT Battle of Tzirallum: Emperor Licinius defeats Maximinus II and unifies the Eastern Roman Empire.
30th of April 1006 EVENT Supernova SN 1006, the brightest supernova in recorded history, appears in the constellation Lupus.
30th of April 1315 EVENT Enguerrand de Marigny is hanged on the public gallows at Montfaucon.
30th of April 1492 EVENT Spain gives Christopher Columbus his commission of exploration.
30th of April 1513 EVENT Edmund de la Pole, Yorkist pretender to the English throne, is executed on the orders of Henry VIII.
30th of April 1671 EVENT Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed.
30th of April 1789 EVENT On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City, George Washington takes the oath of office to become the first elected President of the United States.
30th of April 1803 EVENT Louisiana Purchase: The United States purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million, more than doubling the size of the young nation.
30th of April 1812 EVENT The Territory of Orleans becomes the 18th U.S. state under the name Louisiana.
30th of April 1838 EVENT Nicaragua declares independence from the Central American Federation.
30th of April 1863 EVENT A 65-man French Foreign Legion infantry patrol fought a force of nearly 2,000 Mexican soldiers to nearly the last man in Hacienda Camaron, Mexico.
30th of April 1871 EVENT The Camp Grant Massacre takes place in Arizona Territory.
30th of April 1894 EVENT Coxey's Army reaches Washington, D.C. to protest the unemployment caused by the Panic of 1893.
30th of April 1900 EVENT Casey Jones dies in a train wreck in Vaughn, Mississippi, while trying to make up time on the Cannonball Express.
30th of April 1900 EVENT Hawaii becomes a territory of the United States, with Sanford B. Dole as governor.
30th of April 1904 EVENT The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri.
30th of April 1907 EVENT Honolulu, Hawaii becomes an independent city.
30th of April 1920 EVENT Peru becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
30th of April 1925 EVENT Automaker Dodge Brothers, Inc is sold to Dillon, Read & Company for $146 million plus $50 million for charity.
30th of April 1927 EVENT The Federal Industrial Institute for Women opens in Alderson, West Virginia, as the first women's federal prison in the United States.
30th of April 1927 EVENT Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford become the first celebrities to leave their footprints in concrete at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
30th of April 1937 EVENT 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.
30th of April 1938 EVENT The first televised FA Cup Final takes place between Huddersfield Town and Preston North End.
30th of April 1938 EVENT The animated cartoon short Porky's Hare Hunt debuts in movie theaters, introducing Happy Rabbit (a prototype of Bugs Bunny).
30th of April 1939 EVENT NBC inaugurates its regularly scheduled television service in New York City, broadcasting President Franklin D. Roosevelt's N.Y. World's Fair opening day ceremonial address.
30th of April 1939 EVENT The 1939-40 New York World's Fair opens.
30th of April 1943 EVENT World War II: Operation Mincemeat: The submarine HMS Seraph surfaces in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Spain to deposit a dead man planted with false invasion plans and dressed as a British military intelligence officer.
30th of April 1945 EVENT World War II: Fuhrerbunker: Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide after being married for one day. Soviet soldiers raise the Victory Banner over the Reichstag building.
30th of April 1947 EVENT In Nevada, the Boulder Dam is renamed Hoover Dam a second time.
30th of April 1948 EVENT In Bogota, Colombia, the Organization of American States is established.
30th of April 1953 EVENT In Warner Robins, Georgia, an F4 tornado kills 18 people.
30th of April 1956 EVENT Former Vice President and Senator Alben Barkley dies during a speech in Virginia. He collapses after proclaiming "I would rather be a servant in the house of the lord than sit in the seats of the mighty."
30th of April 1961 EVENT K-19, the first Soviet nuclear submarine equipped with nuclear missiles, is commissioned.
30th of April 1963 EVENT The Bristol Bus Boycott is held in Bristol to protest the Bristol Omnibus Company's refusal to employ Black or Asian bus crews, drawing national attention to racial discrimination in the United Kingdom.
30th of April 1966 EVENT The Church of Satan is established at the Black House in San Francisco, California.
30th of April 1967 EVENT The Aldene Connection opened in Roselle Park, NJ, shutting down the CNJ's Jersey City waterfront terminal and transferring commuters to Newark Penn Station.
30th of April 1973 EVENT Watergate Scandal: U.S. President Richard Nixon announces that top White House aids H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman and others have resigned.
30th of April 1975 EVENT Fall of Saigon (or Liberation of Saigon from the Communist perspective): Communist forces gain control of Saigon. The Vietnam War formally ends with the unconditional surrender of South Vietnamese president Duong Van Minh.
30th of April 1980 EVENT Accession of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
30th of April 1988 EVENT Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II officially opens World Expo '88 in Brisbane, Australia.
30th of April 1993 EVENT CERN announces World Wide Web protocols will be free.
30th of April 1993 EVENT Virgin Radio broadcasts for the first time in the United Kingdom.
30th of April 1993 EVENT Monica Seles is stabbed by Gunter Parche, an obsessed fan, during a quarterfinal match of the 1993 Citizen Cup in Hamburg, Germany
30th of April 1995 EVENT U.S. President Bill Clinton became the first President to visit Northern Ireland.
30th of April 1999 EVENT Cambodia joins the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bringing the number of members to 10.
30th of April 2004 EVENT U.S. media release graphic photos of American soldiers abusing and sexually humiliating Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.
30th of April 2008 EVENT Two skeletal remains found near Ekaterinburg, Russia are confirmed by Russian scientists to be the remains of Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia and one of his sisters.
30th of April 2009 EVENT Chrysler automobile company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
30th of April 2009 EVENT Seven people are killed and 17 injured at a Queen's Day parade in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.
30th of April 2010 EVENT Hailed as the largest World's Fair in history, Expo 2010 opens in Shanghai, China.
30th of April 1245 BIRTHDAY King Philip III of France (d. 1285)
30th of April 1331 BIRTHDAY Gaston Phoebus of Foix (d. 1391)
30th of April 1553 BIRTHDAY Louise de Lorraine-Vaudemont, queen of France (d. 1601)
30th of April 1623 BIRTHDAY Francois de Laval, first bishop of New France (d. 1708)
30th of April 1651 BIRTHDAY Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French educational reformer, Catholic saint (d. 1719)
30th of April 1662 BIRTHDAY Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)
30th of April 1664 BIRTHDAY Francois Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (d. 1709)
30th of April 1710 BIRTHDAY Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosee, Bavarian general (d. 1795)
30th of April 1723 BIRTHDAY Mathurin Jacques Brisson, French naturalist (d. 1806)
30th of April 1770 BIRTHDAY David Thompson, Canadian explorer (d. 1857)
30th of April 1777 BIRTHDAY Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician (d. 1855)
30th of April 1803 BIRTHDAY Albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (d. 1879)
30th of April 1812 BIRTHDAY Kaspar Hauser, German mystery boy (d. 1833)
30th of April 1829 BIRTHDAY Ferdinand von Hochstetter, Austrian geologist (d. 1884)
30th of April 1857 BIRTHDAY Eugen Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1940)
30th of April 1864 BIRTHDAY Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (d. 1913)
30th of April 1865 BIRTHDAY Max Nettlau, German anarchist (d. 1944)
30th of April 1869 BIRTHDAY Hans Poelzig, German architect (d. 1936)
30th of April 1870 BIRTHDAY Franz Lehar, Austrian composer (d. 1948)
30th of April 1874 BIRTHDAY Cyriel Verschaeve, Flemish clergyman (d. 1949)
30th of April 1876 BIRTHDAY Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (d. 1937)
30th of April 1877 BIRTHDAY Alice B. Toklas, American companion of Gertrude Stein (d. 1967)
30th of April 1883 BIRTHDAY Jaroslav Hasek, Czech novelist (d. 1923)
30th of April 1893 BIRTHDAY Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister (d. 1946)
30th of April 1895 BIRTHDAY Philippe Panneton, French Canadian physician, diplomat and writer (d. 1960)
30th of April 1896 BIRTHDAY Hans List, Austrian inventor (d. 1996)
30th of April 1897 BIRTHDAY Humberto Mauro, Brazilian director and screenwriter (d. 1983)
30th of April 1901 BIRTHDAY Simon Kuznets, Ukrainian-born economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1985)
30th of April 1902 BIRTHDAY Theodore Schultz, American economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1998)
30th of April 1905 BIRTHDAY Sergey Nikolsky, Russian mathematician
30th of April 1908 BIRTHDAY Eve Arden, American actress (d. 1990)
30th of April 1908 BIRTHDAY Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic Foreign and later Prime Minister (d. 1970)
30th of April 1909 BIRTHDAY Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (d. 2004)
30th of April 1909 BIRTHDAY F. E. McWilliam, Irish sculptor (d. 1992)
30th of April 1910 BIRTHDAY Srirangam Srinivasarao, Telugu poet and lyricist
30th of April 1916 BIRTHDAY Robert Shaw, American conductor (d. 1999)
30th of April 1916 BIRTHDAY Claude E. Shannon, American engineer and mathematician (d. 2001)
30th of April 1920 BIRTHDAY Duncan Hamilton, British racing driver (d. 1994)
30th of April 1921 BIRTHDAY Tove Maes, Danish actress (d. 2011)
30th of April 1923 BIRTHDAY Percy Heath, American jazz musician (Modern Jazz Quartet) (d. 2005)
30th of April 1923 BIRTHDAY Al Lewis, American actor (d. 2006)
30th of April 1923 BIRTHDAY Francis Tucker, South African rally driver (d. 2008)
30th of April 1923 BIRTHDAY Kagamisato Kiyoji, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 42nd Yokozuna (d. 2004)
30th of April 1925 BIRTHDAY Corinne Calvet, French actress (d. 2001)
30th of April 1925 BIRTHDAY Johnny Horton, American musician (d. 1960)
30th of April 1926 BIRTHDAY Cloris Leachman, American actress
30th of April 1928 BIRTHDAY Hugh Hood, Canadian author (d. 2000)
30th of April 1930 BIRTHDAY Felix Guattari, French philosopher and social theorist (d. 1992)
30th of April 1933 BIRTHDAY Dickie Davies, British television presenter
30th of April 1933 BIRTHDAY Willie Nelson, American musician
30th of April 1934 BIRTHDAY Jerry Lordan, British composer and singer (d. 1995)
30th of April 1934 BIRTHDAY Don McKenney, Canadian hockey player
30th of April 1938 BIRTHDAY Juraj Jakubisko, Slovak film director
30th of April 1938 BIRTHDAY Gary Collins, American actor
30th of April 1938 BIRTHDAY Larry Niven, American author
30th of April 1940 BIRTHDAY Burt Young, American actor
30th of April 1941 BIRTHDAY Stavros Dimas, Greek politician
30th of April 1941 BIRTHDAY Johnny Farina, American musician and composer (Santo & Johnny)
30th of April 1943 BIRTHDAY Bobby Vee, American singer
30th of April 1943 BIRTHDAY Frederick Chiluba, former Zambian president (1991 : 2001)
30th of April 1944 BIRTHDAY Jill Clayburgh, American actress (d. 2010)
30th of April 1945 BIRTHDAY Michael Smith, American astronaut (d. 1986)
30th of April 1945 BIRTHDAY Annie Dillard, American writer
30th of April 1946 BIRTHDAY Don Schollander, American swimmer
30th of April 1946 BIRTHDAY Lee Bollinger, American lawyer, educator and president of Columbia University
30th of April 1946 BIRTHDAY King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
30th of April 1946 BIRTHDAY Bill Plympton, American animator
30th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Finn Kalvik, Norwegian singer
30th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Tom K?hlert, Danish footballer
30th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Leslie Grantham, British actor
30th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Manousos Manousakis, Greek director and producer
30th of April 1947 BIRTHDAY Mats Odell, Swedish politician
30th of April 1948 BIRTHDAY Perry King, American actor
30th of April 1948 BIRTHDAY Alexander Onassis, son of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis (d. 1973)
30th of April 1949 BIRTHDAY Antonio Guterres, Prime Minister of Portugal
30th of April 1949 BIRTHDAY Phil Garner, baseball manager
30th of April 1952 BIRTHDAY Jacques Audiard, French film director
30th of April 1953 BIRTHDAY Merrill Osmond, American musician (The Osmonds)
30th of April 1954 BIRTHDAY Jane Campion, New Zealand film director
30th of April 1954 BIRTHDAY Frank-Michael Marczewski, German footballer
30th of April 1955 BIRTHDAY Nicolas Hulot, French journalist
30th of April 1955 BIRTHDAY Dimitra Liani, widow of the former Greek Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou
30th of April 1956 BIRTHDAY Lars von Trier, Danish film director
30th of April 1957 BIRTHDAY Aviva Chomsky, American historian, daughter of Noam Chomsky
30th of April 1958 BIRTHDAY Charles Berling, French actor, director and screenwriter
30th of April 1959 BIRTHDAY Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada
30th of April 1959 BIRTHDAY W. Thomas Smith, Jr, American author and columnist
30th of April 1959 BIRTHDAY Paul Gross, Canadian actor, director, and writer
30th of April 1960 BIRTHDAY Kerry Healey, American politician
30th of April 1960 BIRTHDAY David Miscavige, American cult leader
30th of April 1961 BIRTHDAY Isiah Thomas, American basketball player
30th of April 1963 BIRTHDAY Michael Waltrip, American race car driver
30th of April 1964 BIRTHDAY Tony Fernandes, Malaysian entrepreneur
30th of April 1964 BIRTHDAY Kent James, American musician
30th of April 1964 BIRTHDAY Barrington Levy, Jamaican musician
30th of April 1964 BIRTHDAY Ian Healy, Australian cricketer
30th of April 1965 BIRTHDAY Adrian Pasdar, American actor
30th of April 1966 BIRTHDAY Jeff Brown, Canadian ice hockey player
30th of April 1966 BIRTHDAY Dave Meggett, former NFL player and convicted sex offender
30th of April 1967 BIRTHDAY Steven Mackintosh, British actor
30th of April 1969 BIRTHDAY Paulo Jr., Brazilian musician (Sepultura)
30th of April 1969 BIRTHDAY Warren Defever, American musician, composer
30th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY John Boyne, Irish novelist
30th of April 1971 BIRTHDAY Darren Emerson, British DJ (Underworld)
30th of April 1972 BIRTHDAY JR Richards, American musician, composer, actor (Dishwalla)
30th of April 1973 BIRTHDAY Jeff Timmons, American singer (98 Degrees)
30th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Elliott Sadler, American race car driver
30th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Mike Chat, American actor
30th of April 1975 BIRTHDAY Johnny Galecki, American actor
30th of April 1976 BIRTHDAY Amanda Palmer, American musician (The Dresden Dolls)
30th of April 1977 BIRTHDAY Jeannie Haddaway, American politician
30th of April 1977 BIRTHDAY Pell James, American actress
30th of April 1978 BIRTHDAY Tom Fulp, animator and founder of Newgrounds
30th of April 1979 BIRTHDAY Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer
30th of April 1980 BIRTHDAY Luis Scola, Argentinean basketball player
30th of April 1980 BIRTHDAY Jeroen Verhoeven, Dutch footballer
30th of April 1981 BIRTHDAY John O'Shea, Irish footballer
30th of April 1981 BIRTHDAY Emma Pierson, British actress
30th of April 1981 BIRTHDAY Kunal Nayyar, Indian/British actor
30th of April 1982 BIRTHDAY Lloyd Banks, American rapper
30th of April 1982 BIRTHDAY Kirsten Dunst, American actress
30th of April 1982 BIRTHDAY Cleo Higgins, British singer and actress
30th of April 1982 BIRTHDAY Drew Seeley, Canadian actor and singer
30th of April 1983 BIRTHDAY Troy Williamson, American football player
30th of April 1983 BIRTHDAY Tatjana Hufner, German luger
30th of April 1984 BIRTHDAY Shawn Daivari, American wrestler and manager
30th of April 1984 BIRTHDAY Lee Roache, British footballer
30th of April 1985 BIRTHDAY Ashley Alexandra Dupre, American singer and call girl
30th of April 1986 BIRTHDAY Dianna Agron, American actress
30th of April 1987 BIRTHDAY Alipate Carlile, Australian rules footballer
30th of April 1987 BIRTHDAY Nikki Webster, Australian entertainer
30th of April 1987 BIRTHDAY Rohit Sharma, Indian cricketer
30th of April 2002 BIRTHDAY Miguel Urdangarin y de Borbon, Spanish prince
30th of April 0065 DEATH Lucan, Roman poet (Born 39)
30th of April 1030 DEATH Mahmud of Ghazni, ruler of the Ghaznavid Dynasty of India (Born 971)
30th of April 1063 DEATH Emperor Renzong of China (Born 1010)
30th of April 1131 DEATH Adjutor, Roman Catholic Saint
30th of April 1341 DEATH John III, Duke of Brittany (Born 1285)
30th of April 1439 DEATH Richard de Beauchamp, 13th Earl of Warwick, British military leader (Born 1382)
30th of April 1513 DEATH Edmund de la Pole, 3rd Duke of Suffolk, Yorkist pretender to the English throne (Born 1471 or 1472)
30th of April 1524 DEATH Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, French soldier (Born 1473)
30th of April 1544 DEATH Thomas Audley, 1st Baron Audley of Walden, Lord Chancellor of England
30th of April 1555 DEATH Pope Marcellus II (Born 1501)
30th of April 1632 DEATH King Sigismund I of Sweden (Born 1561)
30th of April 1632 DEATH Johan Tzerclaes, Count of Tilly, Bavarian general (Born 1559)
30th of April 1642 DEATH Dmitry Pozharsky, Russian prince (Born 1578)
30th of April 1655 DEATH Eustache Le Sueur, French painter (Born 1617)
30th of April 1660 DEATH Petrus Scriverius, Dutch writer (Born 1576)
30th of April 1696 DEATH Robert Plot, British naturalist (Born 1640)
30th of April 1712 DEATH Philipp van Limborch, Dutch Protestant theologian (Born 1633)
30th of April 1736 DEATH Johann Albert Fabricius, German classical scholar and bibliographer (Born 1668)
30th of April 1758 DEATH Francois d'Agincourt, French composer (Born 1684)
30th of April 1792 DEATH John Montagu, supposed inventor of the sandwich (Born 1718)
30th of April 1795 DEATH Jean-Jacques Barthelemy, French writer and numismatist (Born 1716)
30th of April 1806 DEATH Onogawa Kisaburo, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 5th Yokozuna (Born 1758)
30th of April 1841 DEATH Peter Andreas Heiberg, Danish author and philologist (Born 1758)
30th of April 1847 DEATH Archduke Charles of Austria, Austrian general (Born 1771)
30th of April 1863 DEATH Jean Danjou, French foreign legion captain (Born 1828)
30th of April 1865 DEATH Robert Fitzroy, British admiral and meteorologist (Born 1805)
30th of April 1875 DEATH Jean Frederic Waldeck, French explorer, lithographer, and cartographer (Born 1766)
30th of April 1879 DEATH Emma Hale Smith Bidamon, wife of Joseph Smith, and mother of Joseph Smith III (Born1804)
30th of April 1883 DEATH Edouard Manet, French painter (Born 1832)
30th of April 1900 DEATH Casey Jones, American train engineer (Born 1863)
30th of April 1903 DEATH Emily Stowe, Canadian physician and suffragist (Born 1831)
30th of April 1936 DEATH Alfred Edward Housman, Briti poet (Born 1859)
30th of April 1943 DEATH Otto Jespersen, Danish philologist (Born 1860)
30th of April 1943 DEATH Beatrice Webb, British economist (Born 1858)
30th of April 1945 DEATH Eva Braun, Adolf Hitler's wife (Born 1912)
30th of April 1945 DEATH Adolf Hitler, Austrian-German dictator of Nazi Germany (Born 1889)
30th of April 1956 DEATH Alben W. Barkley, Vice President of the United States (Born 1877)
30th of April 1966 DEATH Richard Farina, American folk singer and author (Born 1937)
30th of April 1970 DEATH Inger Stevens, Swedish actress (Born 1934)
30th of April 1972 DEATH Gia Scala, British-American actress (Born 1934)
30th of April 1973 DEATH Vaclav Renc, Czech poet, dramatist and translator (Born 1911)
30th of April 1974 DEATH Agnes Moorehead, American actress (Born 1900)
30th of April 1980 DEATH Luis Munoz Marin, Puerto Rican poet, journalist, and politician (Born 1898)
30th of April 1982 DEATH Lester Bangs, American music journalist, author, and musician (Born 1949)
30th of April 1983 DEATH George Balanchine, Russian-born dancer and choreographer (Born 1904)
30th of April 1983 DEATH Muddy Waters, American musician (Born 1915)
30th of April 1989 DEATH Sergio Leone, Italian filmmaker (Born 1929)
30th of April 1989 DEATH Yi, Bang-ja, Crown Princess of Korea (Born 1901)
30th of April 1993 DEATH Tommy Caton, British footballer (Born 1962)
30th of April 1994 DEATH Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver (Born 1960)
30th of April 1995 DEATH Maung Maung Kha, Prime minister of Burma (Born 1920)
30th of April 1996 DEATH David Opatoshu, American actor (Born 1918)
30th of April 1998 DEATH Nizar Qabbani, Syrian poet (Born 1926)
30th of April 2000 DEATH Poul Hartling, Danish diplomat and politician (Born 1914)
30th of April 2002 DEATH Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, founder of the Grunderzeit Museum in Berlin-Mahlsdorf (Born 1928)
30th of April 2002 DEATH Nitsa Tsaganea, Greek actress (Born 1899)
30th of April 2003 DEATH Wim van Est, Dutch cyclist (Born 1923)
30th of April 2003 DEATH Peter 'Possum' Bourne, New Zealand race car driver (Born 1956)
30th of April 2003 DEATH Mark Berger, University of Kentucky professor (Born 1955)
30th of April 2005 DEATH Ron Todd, TGWU General Secretary (1985 : 1992) (Born 1927)
30th of April 2006 DEATH Lawrence Patrick, Biomechanics Professor, crash test subject (Born 1920)
30th of April 2006 DEATH Beatriz Sheridan, Mexican actress and director (Born 1934)
30th of April 2006 DEATH Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Indonesian novelist (Born 1925)
30th of April 2007 DEATH Kevin Mitchell, American football player (Born 1971)
30th of April 2007 DEATH Gregory Lemarchal, French singer (Born 1983)
30th of April 2007 DEATH Gordon Scott, American actor (Born 1927)
30th of April 2007 DEATH Tom Poston, American actor (Born 1921)
30th of April 2007 DEATH Zola Taylor, American singer (Born 1938)
30th of April 2008 DEATH John Cargher, Australian radio broadcaster (Born 1919)
30th of April 2009 DEATH Henk Nijdam, Dutch professional road bicycle rider (Born 1935)
30th of April 2009 DEATH Venetia Burney, Person who suggested Pluto's name for the planet (Born 1918)
30th of April 2010 DEATH Gerry Ryan, Irish radio broadcaster (Born 1956)
30th of April 2011 DEATH Dorjee Khandu, Indian, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh (Born 1955)