On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1930

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Elijah Barayi, head of South Africa union centre (COSATU), born in Lingelihle, Eastern Cape (d. 1994)
  • Richard Davis, American jazz bassist described as "the greatest bass ever heard on a rock album" (Van Morrison's Astral Weeks), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, 4th President of Iceland (1980-96), born in Reykjavík, Iceland