The following is a list of notable world figures who died on April 30th.

  1. 65 - Lucan, Roman poet (b. 39)
  2. 1555 - Pope Marcellus II (b. 1501)
  3. 1792 - John Montagu, supposed inventor of the sandwich (b. 1718)
  4. 1900 - Casey Jones, American train engineer (b. 1863)
  5. 1945 - Eva Braun, Adolf Hitler's new wife (suicide) (b. 1912)
  6. 1945 - Adolf Hitler, Austrian Nazi dictator of Germany (suicide) (b. 1889)
  7. 1974 - Agnes Moorehead, American actress (b. 1900)
  8. 1982 - Lester Bangs, American music journalist, author, and musician (b. 1949)
  9. 1983 - Muddy Waters, American musician (b. 1915)
  10. 1985 - Charles Francis Richter, American seismologist