On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st NY-Bermuda airplane flight lands in Bermuda

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ras Tafari Makonnen becomes Emperor Haile Selassie of Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie
Ethiopian Emperor
Haile Selassie

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill McColl, American College Football Hall of Fame end (Stanford; NFL: Chicago Bears 1952-59), born in San Diego, California
  • Girolamo Arriego, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Zewditu, Empress of Ethiopia (1916-30), dies at 53
1930 Highlights

About April 2, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries