On This Day

April 30, 2019 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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