On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1857

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • San Jose State University forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugen Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (introduced the term schizophrenia to describe the disorder previously known as dementia praecox), born in Zollikon, Switzerland (d. 1940)

Famous Deaths

  • Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh, dies at 81