On This Day

April 30, 1859 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Charles Dickens' "A Tale Of Two Cities" is first published in literary periodical "All the Year Round" (weekly installments until Nov 26)

Novelist Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens

Deaths in History

  • Sergey Aksakov, Russian writer (Chronicles of a Russian Family), dies at 67