What Happened on April 3, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2nd Academy Awards: "The Broadway Melody", Warner Baxter & Mary Pickford win

  • Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens sweep Boston Bruins in 2 games

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestHelmut Kohl

Helmut Kohl, German chancellor (West Germany, 1982-90, unified Germany, 1990-98), born in Ludwigshafen, Weimar Republic (d. 2017)

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl
  • Lawton Chiles, U.S. Senator from Florida (1971-89) and Governor of Florida (1991-98), born in Lakeland, Florida (d. 1998)
  • Max Frankel, American journalist (Tables of Id of Organic Compounds), born in Gera, Germany
  • Wally Moon, American baseball player, born in Bay, Arkansas (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths

  • Emma Albani, Canadian soprano (b. 1847)