On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1941

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Farina, American rocker (Santo & Johnny), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Joseph "Coke" Escovedo, Mexican-American percussionist (Santana, Malo, Azteca), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1986)
  • Wilfried Jentzsh, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Edwin S. Porter, American film pioneer and producer (Jack and the Beanstalk), dies at 71