Anniversary of the April 30, 2020


Madrid, 29 apr (EFE).- Santoral for Thursday April 30, 2020: Our Lady of the Villar; saints Pius V and Luis.

The sun rises at 5.15, and is placed at the 19.10 (GMT time).

The moon comes out at 10.55 and was put to 1.15 (GMT time).

1531.- The Portuguese Martín Alonso de Souza landed in the place where later would go on to Rio de Janeiro.

1726.- The Royal Spanish Academy presented to Philip V, thirteen years after its founding, the first volume of the Dictionary of Authorities.

1789.- George Washington sworn in as first president of the united States.

1803.- Napoleon Bonaparte sells Louisiana to the US for 80 million francs.

1862.- Discovery of the archaeological site paleolithic of San Isidro, in the Valley of the Manzanares, in Madrid.

1897.- The british physicist Joseph John Thompson announces the discovery of the electron, an elementary particle of the atom.

1900.- The u.s. Government gives to the Hawaiian islands to the status of territories linked to the Eu.

1931.- Inaugurated the National Airport of Madrid, known today as the Airport Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas.

1939.- The inauguration of the Universal Exhibition in New York.


1964.- The USSR grants the awards Lenin to the algerian Ben Bella and the Spanish Dolores Ibarruri, Pasionaria.

1975.- The liberation of Saigon puts an end to the Vietnam war, ten years after u.s. intervention.

1977.- First march of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo in front of Casa Rosada (Buenos Aires).

1980.- Beatrix is crowned queen of the Netherlands.

1982.- Approved the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.

1993.- The engineer Amable Liñán, expert in the application of mathematics to the problems of the cumbustión, obtained the Prince of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.

.- The Serbian tennis player Monica Seles is stabbed in the back by a German fan of Steffi Graf during a match in Hamburg.

2001.- The first space tourist in history, the multi-millionaire american Dennis Tito, arrives in the ship the Russian Soyuz TM-32 to the International Space Station.

2006.- The José Cabrera nuclear power plant in Almonacid de Zorita (Guadalajara), Spain’s oldest, ceases permanently after 38 years of operation.

2009.- WHO changed the name of swine flu for the AH1N1.

2013.- Guillermo Alejandro de Orange is sworn in and is invested king of the Netherlands.

.- The Operation Puerto, the biggest case of doping trial in Spain, is paid off with a year in prison by doctor Eufemiano Fuentes and four months in prison, the trainer José Ignacio Labarta.

2015.- Juan Carlos Wallet leaves the address of Can.

2019.- Akihito bids farewell as emperor of Japan and ceded the throne to his son Naruhito.

.- The National Museum of the Prado is an Award-winning Princess of Asturias of Communication and Humanities, to coincide with its bicentennial.



1586.- Isabel Flores, santa Rosa de Lima.

1775.- Nicolás Rodríguez Peña, hero of the argentine independence.

1883.- Indalecio Prieto, Spanish political, several times minister in the second Republic.

1909.- Juliana, queen of Holland.

1912.- Manuel Gutiérrez Mellado, military and political Spanish.

1924.- Gonzalo Fernández de la Mora, diplomat, essayist and political Spanish.

1932.- Miguel de la Quadra-Salcedo, a reporter for Spanish.

1936.- Antonio Garcia-Bellido, a Spanish biologist.

1938.- Juan Tomás de Salas, journalist and editor-in Spanish, founder of the Group 16.

1941.- Luis Antonio García Navarro, director of orchestra Spanish.

1944.- Félix de Azúa, writer Spanish.

1946.- Carlos Gustavo, king of Sweden.

1949.- Antonio Guterres, the political Portuguese.

1953.- Joan Massagué, a Spanish researcher.

1982.- Kirsten Dunst, actress and american singer.

1988.- Ana de Armas, actress cubanoespañola.



1883.- Eduardo Manet, impressionist painter French.


1947.- Francisco Cambó, political, and Spanish lawyer.

1972.- Clara Campoamor, Spanish politics, advocate of women’s rights.

1989.- Sergio Leone, Italian filmmaker.

2010.- Jordi Estadella, announcer in Spanish, presenter and voice actor.

2011.- Ernesto Sabato, argentine writer.

2015.- Ben E. King (Benjamin Earl King), american singer. EFE