On This Day in History - April 30
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|What Happened On This Day In History - April 30
1997 April 30
Big Ben stops at 12:11 PM for 54 minutes.
2010 April 30
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill reaches the Louisiana Coast; weather is projected to impede cleanup efforts.
2012 April 30
After Chen Guangcheng flees house arrest, U.S. President Barack Obama refuses to comment on the blind Chinese dissident who reportedly went to the U.S. embassy.