April 30, 1943 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp for Jews forms
  • Dutch strike against forced labor in Nazi Germany's war industry
  • Noel Coward's "This Happy Breed" premieres in London

Birthdays in History

  • Bobby Vee, Fargo ND, (Devil or Angel, Night has a Thousand Eyes)
  • Frederick Chiluba, former Zambian president (1991-2001)
  • Robert L Livingston, (Rep-R-Louisiana, 1977- )

Deaths in History

  • Beatrice Potter Webb, British writer (My Apprenticeship), dies at 85
  • Etty Hillesum, Dutch diarist, dies in Auschwitz
  • Otto Jespersen, Danish philologist (b. 1860)