On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 2015

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

US Senator Bernie Sanders
US Senator
Bernie Sanders

Famous Deaths

  • Ben E. King [Benjamin Earl Nelson], American soul singer (Stand by Me), dies at 76