What Happened on April 2, 1930

Historical Events

  • 1st NY-Bermuda airplane flight lands in Bermuda

Event of Interest

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

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
Born in 1930

Famous Deaths

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

About April 2, 1930

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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