On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1885

Historical Events

  • Boston Pops Orchestra forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Luigi Russolo, Italian Futurist composer (The Art of Noises), born in 30 April 1885 Portogruaro, Italy (d. 1947)

Famous Deaths

  • J. P. [Jens Peter] Jacobsen, Danish writer (Niels Lyhne), dies of tuberculosis at 38
1885 Highlights

About April 30, 1885

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus