On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1864

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Jenkin's Ferry, Arkansas; General W R Scurry is killed
  • New York becomes 1st state to charge a hunting license fee

Famous Birthdays

  • Frans Netscher, Dutch writer and journalist (Studies of nude model), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1923)
  • Juhan Liiv, Estonian poet (I Saw Estonia Yesterday), born in Allatzkiwwi, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire (d. 1913)