On This Day

April 30, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • British Captain Tom Moore, who raised more £30 million for the National Health Service walking in his garden, turns 100 and made an honorary colonel by the Queen

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Eurozone economy shrinks at -3.8% between Jan and Mar 2020, the fastest rate on record with Euro Bank President Christine Lagarde warning the 2nd quarter will be even worse

Lawyer, Politician and International Bureaucrat Christine Lagarde
Lawyer, Politician and International Bureaucrat
Christine Lagarde
  • Russian Prime Minister Mikhail V. Mishustin says he has COVID-19
  • South Korea reports no new domestic cases of COVID-19 for 1st time, their virus cases peaked Feb 29

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UK PM Boris Johnson says Britain is past the peak of the COVID-19 outbreak

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

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US President Donald Trump claims COVID-19 originated in a lab in Wuhan, while the Office of the Director of National Intelligence saying the virus is not manmade

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump