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  1. On April 1st, 1993 a San Diego Radio station reported that the space shuttle Discovery had to make an emergency landing at the local airport at 8:30 am. Over 1000 people headed for the landing site to catch a glimpse, crowding the airport and causing traffic jams. It was an April Fools hoax.

  2. Than on the 18th of April, 1930, a slow news day, the BBC's 6:30 PM radio announcer said “There is no news” and went off the air.

  3. On Saturday night (30 March '12), the Chief of the Israeli Navy gave a surprise order for 3 ships to prepare to leave for a 10-day exercise; the men on the ships worked all night only to learn the next morning (1 April '12) that it was all an April Fool's Day joke.

  4. Hitler wasn't the only Führer of Nazi Germany. After his suicide, the second Führer was former Minister of Public Enlightenment and Propaganda Joseph Goebbels from 30 April-1 May 45 (Goebbels' suicide). The last Führer was Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk from 1 May-27 May 1945.

  5. Between April and December it is the dry season for Komodo Island. The coldest months are July and August. During these months the average temperature is 30 degrees Celsius.

  6. The battle was fought from April 30, 1863 until May 6, 1863.

  7. On the morning of April 16, 2013 a team of gunmen opened fire using sniper rifles and .30 caliber rounds on the Metcalf Transmission Substation in San Jose CA, severely damaging 17 transformers. The attack resulted in over $15 million worth of damage.

  8. Ethiopia contributes the greatest number of peacekeepers to the UN as of 30 April 2019.

  9. McDonald’s Corporation’s initial public offering was April 21, 1965. Since going public in 1965, McDonald’s has executed twelve stock splits. An investment of $2,250 in 100 at that time has grown to 74,360 shares worth approximately $9.1 million as of market close on December 30, 2016

  10. On April 30, 1970, U.S. and ARVN forces invading Cambodia on the ground to take out supply depots and lines. The campaign had mixed results: it pushed the Cambodian Communists away from North Vietnam, but news of it was immediately known in the U.S., leading to more protests.

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On April 30, 1961, Dr. Leonid Rogozov removed his own infected appendix at the Soviet Novolazarevskaja Research Station in Antarctica, as he was the only doctor there. The operation lasted one hour and 45 minutes and it was a success.

The first two years of the war were quite successful for Stuart, which included his part in victories at the Battle of Fredericksburg (December 11-15, 1862), and the Battle of Chancellorsville (April 30-May6, 1863).

On April 30, 1926 Bessie's mechanic was flying the plane with Bessie not in her seatbelt as she wanted to check the terrain over the cockpit for her future parachute jump. The plane went into a dive and Bessie was thrown to her death from 2000 feet in the air.

After Hitler committed suicide on April 30, 1945, Goebbels became the Chancellor of the Third Reich.

In Germany boyfriends and secret admirers have been wooing the targets of their affection for several centuries by pinning up birches in the night of April 30

Temperatures in Amboseli National Park range from 20 to 30 degrees Celsius. Between March and April the region experiences longer rains and between November and December the region experiences shorter rains.

Aubrey Plaza (April on Parks and Recreation) was an NBC page at 30 Rockefeller Plaza for four months. Coincidentally, her first television experience was playing an NBC page on the show 30 Rock.

Adolf Hitler committed suicide 75 years ago on the 30 April 1945 at 03:30 PM.

An Aussie tiler lived in a cave in the Himalayas for 44 days eating only Dick Smiths peanut butter. Dick Smith had placed an ad in the local paper as an April Fools Day joke looking for volunteers, hoping to gain interest and allow him to promote his products, but he had 30 applicants instead.

The german Code of Criminal Procedure disallows standard house searchings of private premises during the night times which from 1 April to 30 September, the hours from 9pm to 4am and during the period from 1 October to 31 March, the hours from 9pm to 6am in the morning.