On This Day

What Happened in April 2019 (Part 2)

Historical Events

  • Apr 29 Islamic State releases video showing leader Bakr al-Baghdadi for first time in five years

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Apr 30 Japanese Emperor Akihito declares his abdication at a ceremony in Tokyo which officially takes effect the following day

Emperor of Japan Akihito
Emperor of Japan
Akihito
Emperor of Japan Naruhito
Emperor of Japan
Naruhito
  • Apr 30 New type of dementia identified and named limbic-predominant age-related TDP-43 encephalopathy (Late) after misdiagnosed as Alzheimer's disease

Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths