On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1888 Moradabad hailstorm: hail stones allegedly as big as oranges kill 246 people and some 1600 sheep and cattle in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh

Famous Birthdays

  • John Crowe Ransom, American poet and critic (God Without Thunder), born in Pulaski, Tennessee (d. 1974)