What Happened on April 30, 1926

Famous Birthdays

  • Cloris Leachman, American Oscar and Emmy Award-winning actress (The Last Picture Show; The Mary Tyler Moore Show - "Phyllis"), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 2021) [1] [2]
  • Edmund Cooper, British sci-fi author (Seed of Light, All Fool's Day), born in Marple, Greater Manchester, England (d. 1982)
Born in 1926

Famous Deaths

Bessie ColemanBessie Coleman (1892-1926)

American aviator and 1st African-American woman and Native American to hold a pilot license, dies in a plane crash at 34 [1]

1926 Highlights

About April 30, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus