30th April

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1991 Cyclones hit Bangladesh A cyclone reaching speeds of 230 kph drives a 6 metre high tidal wave into the Bangladeshi port of Chittagong, killing 120,000
1986 Nuclear Power radiation release The Soviet Union admit that a fire has occurred in the core of the nuclear power reactor at Chernobyl, Sweden and Germany have been asked for assistance in fighting the fire. The radiation leak has not been quantified.
1975 Saigon falls to communist forces The South Vietnamese capital Saigon falls to communist forces.
1945 Adolf Hitler commits suicide Adolf Hitler commits suicide in a bunker in Berlin, Germany.
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On This Day - 30th April