April 30

April 30 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2024 Daily Holidays that fall on April 30, include:

  • Bugs Bunny Day
  • Day of the Child 
  • Dia De Los Ninos / Dia De Los Libros Day 
  • Hairstyle Appreciation Day 
  • Honesty Day 
  • International Jazz Day - April 30 and May 25, 2024 (April 30 and Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend)
  • Last Day of Passover - April 30, 2024
  • National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day 
  • National Animal Advocacy Day 
  • National Bubble Tea Day 
  • National Honesty Day 
  • National Military Brats Day 
  • National Mr. Potato Head Day 
  • National Oatmeal Cookie Day
  • National PrepareAthon! Day - April 30 and September 30 
  • National Raisin Day 
  • National Sarcoidosis Day 
  • National Therapy Animal Day 
  • Spank Out Day 
  • Walpurgis Night 

2024 Weekly Holidays that include April 30, are:

  • Info. to Come!

2024 Monthly Holidays that include April 30, are:

There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our April Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of April.


  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.

World Festivals and Events
(Date Order)

  • Info. to Come!

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for April 30 is Taurus.

Birth Flower of the Month

The Birth Flower(s) for the Month for April are:

  • Daisy - signifies innocence, loyal love, and purity
  • Sweet Pea - signify blissful pleasure, but are also used to say good-bye.


The Birthstone(s) for April is the diamond, a symbol of enduring love.

The Birthstone for April is the diamond, a symbol of enduring love.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1926 - Cloris Leachman, American actress and comedian (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
  • 1938 - Gary Collins, American actor and talk show host (d. 2012)
  • 1944 - Jill Clayburgh, American actress (An Unmarried Woman) (d. 2010)
  • 1985 - Gal Gadot, Israeli actress and model (Fast and Furious movies, Wonder Woman)

Famous Deaths

  • 1986 - Robert Stevenson, English director, producer and screenwriter (Mary Poppins) (b. 1905)
  • 1994 - Richard Scarry, American author and illustrator of over 300 books (b. 1919)
  • 2022 - Naomi Judd, American country music singer (The Judds), songwriter and actress (b. 1046)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1937 - General Douglas MacArthur marries Jean Faircloth
  • 1988 - Tom Hanks, actor marries Rita Wilson
  • 1994 - Pele, soccer player maries Assiria Seixas Lemos, psychologist
  • 2008 - Mariah Carey, singer, marries Nick Cannon, actor and rapper

Quote of the Day

Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

Diets have an extremely high rate of failure long term. The failure rate is around 95% or greater!

Find out some of the reasons Why Diets Fail

Diets have an extremely high rate of failure long term. The failure rate is around 95% or greater!

Find out some of the reasons Why Diets Fail from Kerry at Healthy Diet Habits. (link goes to her website)

This Day in History

  • 1789 - George Washington takes the oath of office as the first elected President of the United States
  • 1803 - France sells the Louisiana Territory to the U.S. for $15 million
  • 1812 - The Territory of Orleans becomes the 18th US state under the name of Louisiana
  • 1900 - Hawaii becomes a territory of the United States
  • 1907 - Honolulu, Hawaii becomes an independent city
  • 1945 - Soviet soldiers during World War II liberate Stalag Luft I prisoner-of-war camp near Barth, Germany, freeing 9000 American and British airmen
  • 1961 - K-19 is the first Soviet nuclear submarine commissioned
  • 1975 - The Vietnam War formally ends 
  • 1980 - The Iranian Embassy siege begins in London
  • 2009 - Chrysler files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

This Day in Music

  • 1885 - The Boston Pops Orchestra forms
  • 1962 - I Can't Stop Loving You is released by Ray Charles
  • 1973 - Red Rose Speedway is released by Paul McCartney
  • 1973 - Diamond Girl is released by Seals & Crofts
  • 1976 - Silly Love Songs is released by Wings
  • 1983 - Beat It by Michael Jackson hits #1 for the first of three weeks (below)

This Day in Sports

  • 1961 - Willie Mayes of the San Francisco Giants hits 4 HRs in a game
  • 1976 - Muhammad Ali wins the heavyweight boxing title in 15 against Jimmy Young

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Capacious (adjective)

1. Having a lot of space inside; roomy.

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