On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Blue Angel" starring Marlene Dietrich in her breakthrough role premieres in Germany

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich

Famous Birthdays

  • Grace Lee Whitney, American singer and actress (Yeoman Rand-Star Trek), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • Joan Franks-Williams, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner, dies at 92
  • Zawditu, 1st reigning female monarch of Ethiopia, dies