What Happened in April 1830

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 6 Joseph Smith & 5 others organize Mormon church in Seneca Co, NY

Religious Leader Joseph Smith Jr
Religious Leader
Joseph Smith Jr
  • Apr 11 Robert Schumann hears the violinist Paganini play in Frankfurt

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 5 Alexander Muir, Lesmahagow Scotland, poet (Maple Leaf Forever)
  • Apr 6 James Augustine Healy, Macon Ga, 1st African American Roman Catholic bishop
  • Apr 9 Eadweard Muybridge, England, pioneered study of motion, photography
  • Apr 13 Eduard Lassen, composer
  • Apr 19 Rudolf Cornely, German bible expert/jesuit
  • Apr 29 Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels
  • Apr 30 Davis Tillson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1895)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 1 Carl Borromaus Neuner, composer, dies at 51
  • Apr 18 Jose Mauricio Nunes Garcia, composer, dies at 62
  • Apr 22 Knud L Rahbek, Danish literary/historian, dies at 69