On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 2015

Historical Events

  • MESSENGER spacecraft is intentionally deorbited and destroyed
  • NFL Draft: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston first pick by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Historic Event

US senator Bernie Sanders announces he will seek the Democratic Party's nomination for President

Famous Deaths

  • Ben E. King [Nelson], American soul singer (Stand By Me), dies at 76
  • Ronald Senator, British composer (Holocaust Requiem), and educator (Musicolor), dies in a house fire at 89
2015 Highlights

About April 30, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus