April 21, 1930
A fire at Ohio State Penitentiary kills 322 inmates - many are burnt to death when they are not unlocked from their cells.
Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Moskva Golid" premieres in Moscow, one week after his suicide.
The Turkestan–Siberia Railway is completed.
Silvana Mangano, Italian actress (d. 1989)
Robert Bridges, English poet (b. 1844)
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