What Happened on April 2, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st NY-Bermuda airplane flight lands in Bermuda

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ras Tafari Makonnen becomes Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie

Famous Birthdays

  • Girolamo Arriego, composer
  • W Hambleden Smith, English newspaper magnate

Famous Deaths

  • Empress Zauditu of Ethiopia (b. 1876)