April 2, 1930
Ras Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael becomes the new Emperor of Ethiopia following the death of Empress Zewditu.
A Stinson Detroiter (SM-1FS) seaplane becomes the first aeroplane to reach Bermuda. Flying from New York, it has to land twice on the ocean: once because of darkness and again for refueling.
Empress Zawditu of Ethiopia (b. 1876)
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