What Happened on April 30, 1900

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 165 lb Robert Fitzsimmons KOs 305 lb Ed Dunkhost in a boxing match
  • Casey Jones dies in a train wreck in Vaughn, Mississippi, while trying to make up time on the Cannonball Express.

Famous Deaths

  • John Luther (Casey) Jones, dies in Cannonball Express train wreck