On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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

  • Girolamo Arriego, Italian composer, born in Palermo, Italy

Famous Deaths

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