April 30, 1980 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, abdicates; Princess Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard becomes Queen
  • Ronald Harwood's "The Dresser" premieres in London
  • Terrorists seize Iranian Embassy in London

Deaths in History

  • Luis Muñoz Marín, Puerto Rican poet, journalist, and politician (b. 1898)