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On April the 30th
1995 
US president, Bill Clinton, became the first ever US president to visit Northern Ireland.
1991 
A tropical cyclone devastated Bangladesh resulting in the death of more than 120,000 people.
1961 
American basketball player, Isiah Thomas, was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was one of the great players of the late 1980's and 1990's who became famous for leading the Detroit Pistons teams to two consecutive championships.
1948 
The Organization of American States was established. Its members are the 35 independent states of the American continent.
1945 
German dictator, Adolf Hitler and his wife Eva Braun committed suicide one day after getting married. Hitler was 55 and Braun 33 years old.
1938 
American author, Larry Niven, was born in Los Angeles, California. He is a science fiction author best known for the highly successful Ringworld series of novels.
1938 
The animated cartoon short 'Porky's Hare Hunt' debuted in movie theatres. The short introduced the character of 'Happy Rabbit', who would later evolve into the now world famous character of 'Bugs Bunny'.
1933 
American musician, Willie Nelson, was born in Abbott, Texas. He is one of the most known performers of country music in the world who enjoyed tremendous success in the 1970's.
1838 
Nicaragua declared its independence from the Central American Federation.
1812 
The Territory of Orleans became the 18th US state under the name Louisiana.
1789 
George Washington was sworn in as the first elected President of the United States.
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